The award-winning musician went on Twitter Wednesday with a request for Kaepernick, who began kneeling in the course of the 2017 NFL season in protest of racial inequality in America.
“Reaching out to Colin Kaepernick,” West wrote. “I would love you to talk with the president to inform him your expertise instantly. Let’s have a dialogue not a diatribe.”
reaching out to Colin Kaepernick. I would love you to talk with the president to inform him your expertise instantly. Let’s have a dialogue not a diatribe.
— ye (@kanyewest) October 3, 2018
Kaepernick stays a free agent within the NFL and filed a collusion go well with towards the league alleging staff house owners conspired to not rent him after he knelt in the course of the enjoying of the nationwide anthem.
The previous Nevada signal-caller performed with the 49ers for the primary six years of his profession.
Trump has publicly disagreed with Kaepernick’s actions and mentioned NFL gamers who protest in the course of the anthem needs to be fired.
It’s unclear if West is severe about his request. Neither Kaepernick or Trump have addressed the tweet on social media.