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September 2016: During a concert at Fenway Park in Boston, Kid Rock performs the song "Born Free" and said in the middle of the song, "Man, fuck Colin Kaepernick." Kaepernick, a football player for the San Francisco 49ers, made headlines when he silently protested the National Anthem before football games due to what he saw as unfair treatment of people of color in America, especially when it comes to police brutality.
At the time, many question Kid Rock's words after he built a career off of black culture.
The Detroit Historical Museum says that Kid Rock's contributions to Detroit outweigh his appropriation of the flag.
July 10, 2015: In an email sent to Fox News' Megyn Kelly, Kid Rock writes "Please tell the people who are protesting to kiss my ass/Ask me some questions." That same day, the National Action Network protests Chevrolet for sponsoring Kid Rock's upcoming tour and asked General Motors CEO Mary Barra to meet with the group.
Kid Rock and his girlfriend discovered the crash scene the next morning.
The singer made a desperate phone call to 911, but it was too late.
July 6, 2015: The Michigan chapter of the National Action Network protests outside of the Detroit Historical Museum in Midtown where there is an exhibit about Kid Rock's influence on Detroit and music.
We took a deep dive into Kid Rock's use of the flag, his relationship with the black community, and the debate whether or not Little Caesars Arena should drop the singer in wake of the Charlottesville tragedy — which he has yet to condemn.
1980s-1990s: Before he was known as Kid Rock, Bob Ritchie is known for leaving his parents home in Romeo, Mich., and learning how to DJ and perform at parties in urban areas like Mount Clemens and parts of Detroit.
But Detroit political consultant Sam Riddle pointed out an apparent hypocrisy within the organization in that it is allowing one-time Confederate flag-waver Kid Rock to perform a six-day stint at the team's new, publicly funded Little Caesars Arena in September.
Riddle and others questioned why Olympia Entertainment is allowing a singer who was once proud to wave a Confederate flag onstage to be the first performer at the arena in a city that is more than 80 percent black.