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Richard Sherman, Cornerback / Seattle Seahawks - The Players' Tribune

Welcome to Episode 4 of  Out of Context, a first-person video series self-recorded by All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman. Follow along each week as Richard shares his raw, unfiltered point of view on everything from football to social issues to personal passions — all powered by Samsung.


All the chaos in this world, man. It’s tough to get all these men to come together. Everybody wants to protest, and everybody wants to do it right. But it’s hard.

When Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the national anthem the first time, all he was protesting was police brutality — unarmed black men that were being killed.

I’m a father. I’d never want to wake up and hear that my son was shot in a car, was shot while being handcuffed, was shot in handcuffs … simply because he was black or at the wrong place at the wrong time. It’s wrong. And I just want my son to be able to go out there and be treated equally.

There’s just so much to talk about.

Watch below for more.

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