Kevin Plank

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Brandon Scott, Marilyn Mosby, Kevin Plank, more

Baltimore City Power Rankings: Brandon Scott, Marilyn Mosby, Kevin Plank, more

↑ Brandon Scott

Kudos to Baltimore City Councilmember Brandon Scott, who showed up at last Monday's city council meeting sporting a Colin Kaepernick San Francisco 49ers jersey, and bowed his head during the Pledge of Allegiance. Kaepernick has been taking a knee during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" because, he said, he was "not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color." He's taken heat for it too – especially from white people who seem more interested in blind nationalism than dead black people. Scott told us he was ready for whatever consequences came from...

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