TURLOCK (CBS13) — The Black Lives Matter movement is motivating organizations big and small to right past wrongs.
In pro sports, there’s been a complete reversal with the head of the NFL commenting that Colin Kaepernick should be welcomed back and signed to a team years after he was disowned for taking a knee during the national anthem.
But what does his hometown of Turlock think of it all? Papiola Aghassi, the owner of Jura’s Restaurant and Sports Bar has supported Kaepernick ever since he took a knee for the first time. Some in Turlock feel like attitudes are changing.
“Kapernick honestly knew something back then,” said Aghassi.
Aghassi has displayed jerseys with his name in her restaurants even during the tough times when so many critiqued his decision to take a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality.
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