Colin Kaepernick

American football quarterback and civil rights activist

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Colin Kaepernick: American football quarterback and civil rights activist
Colin Rand Kaepernick is an American civil rights activist and football quarterback who is a free agent. He played six seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL). As a political activist, he knelt during the national anthem at the start of NFL games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the United States.


Colin Kaepernick Returns to 'Madden' as Playable Character [Video]

Colin Kaepernick Returns to 'Madden' as Playable Character

On Tuesday, EA Sports released an update allowing players to sign Kaepernick in the game's franchise mode for the first time since 'Madden 17'.

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Peacock Picks Up 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Series Reboot, #BoycottMulan Movement Gains Momentum & More News | THR News [Video]

Peacock Picks Up 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Series Reboot, #BoycottMulan Movement Gains Momentum & More News | THR News

'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' series reboot, simply titled 'Bel-Air,' is headed to Peacock, Disney's 'Mulan' has come under fire for filming scenes in China's Xinjiang Province and Colin Kaepernick is..

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EA Sports Adds Colin Kaepernick to 'Madden NFL 21' [Video]

EA Sports Adds Colin Kaepernick to 'Madden NFL 21'

Colin Kaepernick is now available to play in 'Madden NFL 21,' EA Sports announced on Tuesday.

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Colin Kaepernick and Doctor Fauci to Be Honoured as ā€˜Modern-Day Human Rights Defendersā€™ [Video]

Colin Kaepernick and Doctor Fauci to Be Honoured as ā€˜Modern-Day Human Rights Defendersā€™

The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organisation has announced Doctor Anthony Fauci and Colin Kaepernick as recipients of its 2020 Ripple of Hope Award.

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Colin Kaepernick condemned the "white supremacist institution of policing that stole Breonna Taylor's life."
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Colin Kaepernick Speaks on Breonna Taylor Case, 'Abolish The Police'

Colin Kaepernick is addressing the Breonna Taylor decision ... calling for the end of law enforcement and referring to it as a "white supremacist institution." "The white supremacist institution of.. - Published

Colin Kaepernick 1-of-1 Trading Card Sells For $20K, Over $5K To QB's Charity

A SUPER RARE Colin Kaepernick football card just sold for over $20k at auction ... and at least $5 grand is being donated to the quarterback's charity! As we previously reported ... the 2011 Topps.. - Published

Nike's new Colin Kaepernick jersey sells out in seconds

The company said the jersey has "become an iconic symbol for progress and positive change."
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Colin Kaepernick Special Nike Jersey Sells Out In Seconds, Resale Market On Fire

Colin Kaepernick is still in very high demand -- at least when it comes to his jersey. Nike offered up a special limited edition CK7 jersey on its website early Thursday morning -- and within seconds,.. - Published

Eric Reid calls NFL's racial justice efforts 'half-hearted,' use of Colin Kaepernick's image 'diabolical'

Free agent safety Eric Reid said the NFL using footage of Colin Kaepernick protesting to promote social justice causes is "diabolical." - Published

Colin Kaepernick says NFL's social justice gestures are "propaganda"

"While the NFL runs propaganda about how they care about Black Life, they are still actively blackballing Eric Reid for fighting for the Black community," Kaepernick said.
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NFL: Colin Kaepernick criticises league 'propaganda' and Eric Reid 'blackballing'

Colin Kaepernick criticises NFL "propaganda" and claims it is "blackballing" Eric Reid, who first protested alongside him.
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Ex-Atlanta mayor on Colin Kaepernick: "I don't like to integrate sports and protest"

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Colin Kaepernick returns to Madden NFL video game for first time since 2016

Colin Kaepernick is still unsigned, but he will be available as a free-agent quarterback on Madden NFL this year for the first time since 2016. - Published

EA adds Colin Kaepernick to Madden NFL 21

ea adds colin kaepernick to madden nfl 21
Image: EA Sports EA is bringing Colin Kaepernick back to Madden. Starting today, Kaepernick will be available as a QB who can be added to any team in Franchise mode in Madden NFL 21, which was..
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Colin Kaepernick Added to Madden '21 Video Game, Rated Higher Than Cam Newton

Colin Kaepernick is back in the NFL -- in the Madden '21 video game ... where he's now a playable QB with a higher rating than Cam Newton and Baker Mayfield. "Colin Kaepernick is one of the top free.. - Published

Colin Kaepernick Collector Auctions Rare Card, Splits Profits with QB's Charity

You're looking at an ultra-rare autographed Colin Kaepernick rookie card featuring a piece of a game-used jersey. It's awesome. It's valuable. And, the only reason the owner is parting ways with it is.. - Published

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On this day four years ago, Colin Kaepernick began his peaceful protests during the national anthem

On this day four years ago, Colin Kaepernick started a movement by protesting during the playoff of the national anthem before a preseason game. - Published

Texans WR Kenny Stills says NFL could have saved lives by listening to Colin Kaepernick

Veteran wide receiver Kenny Stills says NFL and Roger Goodell need to do a better job of "understanding our issues and then doing something about it." - Published

Roger Goodell wishes he had "listened earlier" to Colin Kaepernick

"These are not people who are unpatriotic, they're not disloyal, they're not against our military," Goodell said of players kneeling during the anthem.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's message for Colin Kaepernick: 'I wish we had listened earlier'

Roger Goodell had a message for Colin Kaepernick while appearing on Emmanuel Acho's video series "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man." - Published

Kelly Stafford: I was wrong to criticize Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during national anthem

"When (Colin) Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem, I had strong feelings," Kelly Stafford said after announcing social-justice donation. - Published

Navy investigating dog attack demonstration featuring man wearing Colin Kaepernick jersey

The Navy is investigating a pair of videos that show a demonstration of military dogs attacking a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey as a prop. The videos are from a 2019 fundraiser at the National..
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Navy investigating videos of dogs attacking Kaepernick stand-in

The videos are from a 2019 fundraiser at the Navy SEAL Museum in Florida.
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Investigation underway into dog demonstration involving Colin Kaepernick jersey at SEAL Museum

The U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command is investigating an incident at the National Navy SEAL Museum in which the target of a military dog demonstration is wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey, according.. - Published

Kaepernick shirt used as a target at Navy Seal event

The US Navy Seals have launched an investigation after the footage from an event last year emerged.
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'We can't keep doing this' - how artists responded to the bulldozed Kaepernick mural

Meet the artist whose Colin Kaepernick mural was torn down, only for the community to respond with the KaeperBowl.
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Colin Kaepernick, Disney announce partnership deal

colin kaepernick, disney announce partnership deal
Colin Kaepernick will be featured in an exclusive docuseries produced by ESPN Films as part of a first-look deal with The Walt Disney Co. The deal between Kaepernickā€™s production arm, Ra Vision..
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Hamilton on backing Kaepernick: I was silenced

hamilton on backing kaepernick: i was silenced
Lewis Hamilton has said he was "silenced" earlier in his Formula One career over his plans to protest racism by taking a knee. ......
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Netflix announces new series about Colin Kaepernick

netflix announces new series about colin kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick fans will soon learn a lot more about the activist and football player ā€” thanks to a new six-episode scripted series centering around his adolescent life. Netflix on Monday announced..
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Colin Kaepernickā€™s life story to become Netflix TV series

The story of NFL star and civil rights activist Colin Kaepernickā€™s early years is being made into a documentary series.
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Brett Favre says Colin Kaepernick to be treated as hero like Pat Tillman, deserves to play

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre compared Colin Kaepernick's larger-than-football legacy to the late Pat Tillman. - Published

Kaepernick joins Medium, will create content on race and civil rights

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has joined the board of directors of Medium and will work on content focused on race and civil rights, the U.S.-based online publishing platform announced on..
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Chargers coach Anthony Lynn says Colin Kaepernick on team's radar for potential workout list

The Chargers have no plans to work out Colin Kaepernick right now, but coach Anthony Lynn said the quarterback fits the team's style of play. - Published

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ā€˜encouragesā€™ teams to sign Colin Kaepernick

nfl commissioner roger goodell ā€˜encouragesā€™ teams to sign colin kaepernick
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he would ā€œencourageā€ teams to sign Colin Kaepernick, adding that the league would also welcome the quarterbackā€™s off-the-field guidance on social justice...
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NFL teams encouraged to sign Kaepernick by commissioner

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he would "encourage" a team to sign former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
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Warriors' Steve Kerr: Colin Kaepernick will 'ultimately be considered a hero' for protesting racial injustice

Steve Kerr likened Colin Kaepernick to Muhammad Ali and believes Kaepernick is being vindicated for his protest against police brutality. - Published

Malcolm Jenkins: NFL won't be on 'right side of history' until it apologizes to Colin Kaepernick

Malcolm Jenkins said he believes the NFL won't be in the right until it apologizes to Colin Kaepernick or clears a path for the QB to return. - Published

The stylist helping Kaepernick in his fight against injustice

Colin Kaepernick's stylist, Rachel Johnson, explains how she supports the American Football player's fight against racial injustice through fashion.
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Colin Kaepernick: How the NFL made its U-turn

Four years after Colin Kaepernick first kneeled during the US national anthem, the NFL says it was "wrong" for not allowing players to protest.
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Former Green Beret Nate Boyer, who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel, reacts to Drew Brees' protest comments

Nate Boyer, a former Green Beret and NFL player who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel in 2016, shared his thoughts on Drew Brees' protest comments. - Published

Jack Dorsey is giving millions to Colin Kaepernickā€™s criminal justice group

jack dorsey is giving millions to colin kaepernickā€™s criminal justice group
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Former Colin Kaepernick teammate: 'I hope people are ready for the message'

NFL linebacker Brandon Marshall is a friend and former college teammate of Colin Kaepernick's who joined in kneeling before games during 2016 season. - Published

Ex-NFL communications leader Joe Lockhart says a team should sign Colin Kaepernick immediately

Former NFL communications VP Joe Lockhart wrote Saturday that a team should sign Colin Kaepernick now, adds that league pushed owners to sign him. - Published

Colin Kaepernick will help provide legal assistance for Minneapolis protesters after death of George Floyd

People protesting in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death can get help from ex-NFL QB Colin Kaepernick, who wants to protect "Freedom Fighters." - Published

LeBron James responds to George Floydā€™s death with photo of Colin Kaepernick kneeling

lebron james responds to george floydā€™s death with photo of colin kaepernick kneeling
LeBron James was one of several athletes and celebrities to speak out Tuesday following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died Monday after Minneapolis police officers arrested him. Videos of..
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Colin Kaepernick speaks: On his new memoir and why he still wants to play in the NFL

Colin Kaepernick explains in a rare interview why he is writing a memoir and starting a publishing company, and what it means for NFL playing career. - Published

Styling Messi, Kaepernick and Jay-Z

Fashion stylist Rachel Johnson gives a makeover to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and explains how she has styled Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James and Jay-Z.
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Jay-Z explains his and Beyonce's Super Bowl 'protest': 'It just happened'

The couple stayed seated, leading to speculation it was a message of support to Colin Kaepernick.
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PETA defends controversial 'kneel' advertisement intended for Super Bowl

Animal rights group PETA defended an ad it said was rejected for the Super Bowl broadcast this year, after some critics said it trivialized and appropriated quarterback Colin Kaepernick's kneeling..
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Styling Lionel Messi, Colin Kaepernick & Jay Z: Meet Americaā€™s fashion fairy godmother

Fashion stylist Rachel Johnson gives a makeover to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and explains how she has styled Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James and Jay Z.
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Colin Kaepernick's new 'True to 7' Nike sneaker sells out in minutes. The sole of the right shoe has a sly NFL callout

The "True to 7" sneaker features an embroideredĀ portrait of the former NFL quarterbackĀ on the heel and a callout to the NFL on the right shoe's sole. - Published

Goodell says league has 'moved on' from Kaepernick special workout

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday that the league had "moved on" from last month's long-awaited workout with Colin Kaepernick, three years after the former 49ers quarterback kneeled..
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