Jennifer Cunningham, Senior Editor at Bossip.com, and Todd Johnson, Managing Editor at The Grio, discuss Colin Kaepernick winning Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. Kaepernick was honored for fighting social injustice against African Americans, and his pledge to continue to fight, despite not having an NFL contract.
Cunningham says she applauds Kaepernick for his grievance against the NFL, noting that the league has "explaining to do" for why the athlete has yet to receive an offer, despite his positive record last season. Johnson weighs in on the power of Kaepernick's influence, which spawned a movement across professional sports. Not only did other players across the NFL start demonstrating, but NBA players like Lebron James and Steph Curry were moved to speak out.