49ers Colin Kaepernick accuses San Francisco police of racism

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49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick accused San Francisco police of being racist when he spoke Tuesday about his ongoing national anthem protest. (KGO-TV)

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick accused San Francisco police of being racist when he spoke Tuesday about his ongoing national anthem protest.

ABC7 News was at 49ers headquarters in Santa Clara when Kaepernick spoke to reporters.

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Kaepernick has knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality and oppression of minorities in the U.S. A reporter asked Kaepernick if he would meet with local law enforcement to talk about his concerns.

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"You know there are a lot of issues that need to be addressed within the SFPD. There's blatant racism that's gone on there that hasn't been addressed," Kaepernick said.

Kaepernick also expressed support for other athletes taking up his cause, including high school football players across America.

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Click here for full coverage on Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest.

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