With his face forcefully scraping the asphalt, George Floyd was also found guilty of impersonating a human being.
Another live taken. Another public lynching. Another news story. Another act of recorded black death.
The reality is, centuries and generations of witnessing Black flesh disemboweled in our streets has socialized our conscience to accept it as normal.
NFL Kneeldown was my attempt, as a football fan, to voice my solidarity with the message that Colin Kaepernick was communicating: the lives of black people and people of color are not honored fully in this country.