The activist and ex-Super Bowl quarterback recounted "problematic things" he encountered at home even though he knows his parents love him.
The singer had previously declined an invitation to perform in solidarity with former NFL star Colin Kaepernick, saying she didn't want to be a "sellout."
Despite the controversy surrounding chronic traumatic encephalopathy, domestic violence issues and the whole Colin Kaepernick drama, the NFL keeps coming out on top.
Diab, a radio and TV host, said she and Kaepernick "are over the moon."
Colin Kaepernick is a step closer to returning to the football field after he participated in his first NFL team workout in five years.
The quarterback hasn't played an NFL game since the 2016 season, when he began taking a knee during the national anthem.
Even though Colin Kaepernick didn’t play football this season, his peaceful protest was still very much a part of the NFL’s season of epic resistance.
The quarterback has “sacrificed a lot ... to get a message across about police violence and equity and inclusion in America,” said Mark Davis. “I stand by that.”
At the 1968 Olympic games, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists to protest racism in the United States. Nearly fifty years later, their example still resonates across the NFL.
The league now says it believes that Black Lives Matter, yet Kaepernick still doesn't have an NFL home.