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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. 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. He played six seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL).

Jaden Michael Set to Star as Young Colin Kaepernick in Netflix Limited Series | THR News [Video]

Jaden Michael Set to Star as Young Colin Kaepernick in Netflix Limited Series | THR News

Newcomer Jaden Michael will star as a high school Colin Kaepernick in Netflix limited series 'Colin in Black & White.'

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Colin Kaepernick Calls for Abolishing the Police [Video]

Colin Kaepernick Calls for Abolishing the Police

Kaepernick wrote an essay for a series called 'Abolition for the People'.

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Kaepernick calls for release of man convicted of killing cop in 1981

"Since 1981, Mumia has maintained his innocence," Kaepernick said. "His story has not changed."
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Colin Kaepernick named to University of Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame

The University of Nevada announced Friday that former star quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be inducted into the school's athletics hall of fame.
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Colin Kaepernick Game-Worn, Bloodied Football Gloves Hit Auction Block

You're looking at a pair of Colin Kaepernick's game-worn, blood-stained, and signed football gloves ... rocked by the star QB during the 49ers 2014 season. Now, the rare piece of memorabilia can be..
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Colin Kaepernick calls to abolish police and prisons in new essay

Kaepernick imagined "a future that prioritizes harm reduction, redemption, and public well-being in order to create a more just and humane world."
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'I welled up with tears': Jon Bon Jovi on George Floyd's death, Colin Kaepernick and new album '2020'

Jon Bon Jovi is more fearless and outspoken than ever on new album "2020" (out Friday), which addresses Trump, gun violence and Black Lives Matter.
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Celebrities voice anger over Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

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..
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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..
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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,..
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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."
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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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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.
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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."
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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."
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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.
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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."
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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.
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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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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 embroidered portrait of the former NFL quarterback on the heel and a callout to the NFL on the right shoe's sole.
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Redskins sign receiver Jordan Veasy, who was part of Colin Kaepernick's workout

The Redskins signed receiver Jordan Veasy to the practice squad Wednesday. Veasy was one of Colin Kaepernick's receivers at his workout last month.
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The inside story about how Colin Kaepernick and the NFL broke apart last week's workout

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Legalese, mistrust and late negotiating: How Colin Kaepernick and the NFL broke apart on workout

Colin Kaepernick and the NFL came to a surprising pact last week. Then it all fall apart. The fracture was a story of mistrust between the two sides.
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Terrell Owens is criticizing ESPN's Stephen A. Smith for suggesting Colin Kaepernick "doesn't want to play football, he wants to be a martyr."
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Jerry Jones: Colin Kaepernick's clash with NFL over workout was 'unfortunate'

Jerry Jones said there was "a lot more that wasn't about football" involved in Colin Kaepernick clashing with the NFL over a workout.
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Will any NFL team sign Colin Kaepernick?

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is facing new controversy after bailing on the league's official workout over the weekend. CBS News' Dana Jacobson reports on the workout, and CBS Sports NFL..
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Kenny Stills, Eric Reid say NFL made 'circus' out of Colin Kaepernick's workout

Kenny Stills and Eric Reid both pointed the finger at the NFL after Colin Kaepernick opted not to adhere to the league's rules for a workout.
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Colin Kaepernick abruptly changes NFL workout location

Kaepernick's team cited a lack of transparency from the NFL as the reason for the last-minute switch
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After scrapping NFL workout for his own, Colin Kaepernick speaks: 'I've been ready for three years, I've been denied for three years'

Colin Kaepernick was unhappy with set-up of an NFL-organized workout, so he held his own. He threw for about 45 minutes and later spoke to reporters.
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Colin Kaepernick's representatives change NFL workout location in Atlanta, push back start time

Colin Kaepernick's representatives say in statement they changed time, location in Atlanta for QB's NFL workout Saturday to ensure media access.
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Football insiders question why Kaepernick workout is happening now

It's an unusual move for the league to host something like this for a single player, especially one as controversial as Kaepernick
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Cowboys DE Robert Quinn: Colin Kaepernick being out of league 'embarrassing to America'

Cowboys' Robert Quinn says "it's kind of embarrassing to America" that Colin Kaepernick is in position where he has to work out to get NFL job again.
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What we know: The key details on Colin Kaepernick's workout for NFL teams

Running through the key details of Colin Kaepernick's private workout, from the coaches who will lead it to the teams that will be in attendance.
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