Megan Rapinoe

Kaepernick, others speak out in support of Seahawks' Bennett

Athletes and activists including former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick showed their support Wednesday for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who says he was subjected to racially motivated excessive force by Las Vegas police last month.

Kaepernick and others including soccer player Megan Rapinoe, actor Jesse Williams and Black Lives Matter co-founders Opal Tometti and Patrice Khan-Cullors all signed on to the statement of solidarity, which comes after Bennett said last week he was held at gunpoint and handcuffed by officers who were searching for what they believed was an active shooter at a Las Vegas Strip casino late last month because he was a...

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