FS1’s Sharpe: If MLK Were Alive Today, He Would Have Joined Kaepernick’s Protest

Tuesday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” co-host Shannon Sharpe reacted to The New Yorker cover that features Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in between National Anthem protesters Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Sharpe praised the cartoonist for his “great” cartoon, adding that King would have joined in on the protest with the players who he said will go down in history in the same light as the civil rights leader and Rosa Parks.

“I believe that if Dr. King was alive, he would have joined this protest,” Sharpe declared.

“I believe the Dr. King I read about would have done exactly what these two young men are doing, what they’ve done for the betterment of over a year and a half. So, commend The New Yorker, the cartoonist. This is unbelievable.”

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