Colin Kaepernick donated $25,000 to group named after convicted cop killer and former Black Liberation Army member

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Colin Kaepernick donated $25,000 to group named after convicted cop killer and former Black Liberation Army member

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Colin Kaepernick donated $25,000 to group named after convicted cop killer and former Black Liberation Army member Assata Shakur who broke out of jail and fled to Cuba

  • Colin Kaepernick’s foundation made the donation to Assata’s Daughters in April
  • The Chicago-based charity is named in honor of cop killer Assata Shakur
  • Shakur was convicted in the 1973 shooting death of a New Jersey state trooper
  • The Black Liberation Army member escaped from prison and lives in Cuba
  • She was godmother to rapper Tupac Shakur, whose stepfather aided the escape
  • Charity is a ‘collective of radical Black women’ affiliated with Black Lives Matter

Colin Kaepernick’s $25,000 donation to a charitable group honoring a convicted cop killer has been revealed.

Kaepernick’s foundation made the donation to Chicago-based Assata’s Daughters, named after former Black Liberation Army member Assata Shakur, in April as part of a $1million charitable pledge.

Shakur was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1973 shooting death of New Jersey state trooper Werner Foerster and sentenced to life in prison, but staged a daring jailbreak and now lives as a fugitive in Cuba.

Kaepernick, who is well known for his protests against police during the national anthem as a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, made the donation as part of his pledge to donate $100,000 a month for 10 months to ‘organizations working in oppressed communities’.

Colin Kaepernick is seen earlier this week. His foundation donated to Assata’s Daughters

Assata’s Daughters was founded in 2015 to ‘develop and train young people, ages 4-19, in the Black queer feminist tradition…Read More

Lakeem Khodra
Lakeem Khodra
News Writer/Contributor at Tyranny News @lakeemk

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