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Colin Kaepernick Targeted With Violent T-Shirts at Bills Game

The 49ers quarterback’s kneeling protest against police violence still angers a lot of people.

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Colin Kaepernick Calls Justice Bader Ginsburg's Criticism of National Anthem Protest 'Disappointing'

Kaepernick: “It is disappointing to hear a Supreme Court justice call a protest against injustices and oppression ‘stupid, dumb.’”

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Colin Kaepernick Calls Both Presidential Candidates 'Liars,' 'Racist' Following Debate

“Both are proven liars and it almost seems like they’re trying to debate who’s less racist.”

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San Francisco 49ers Pledge $1 Million to Social Justice Orgs

Colin Kaepernick’s protest spurred his team to invest in addressing the local racial-driven socioeconomic divide.

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Megan Rapinoe Takes Knee During National Anthem as 'Nod to Kaepernick'

Soccer champion Rapinoe: “We need a more substantive conversation around race relations and the way people of color are treated.”

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Colin Kaepernick Pledges $1 Million to Charities, Criticizes Media Portrayal of National Anthem Protest

Meanwhile, Twitter users celebrated Kaepernick’s activism and new afro with #KapSoBlack, and a police union official criticized a training-camp photo of the quarterback wearing socks depicting police as pigs.

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NFL Execs Offer Colorful Responses to Colin Kaepernick's Protest

Several anonymous NFL executives expressed their disgust with the 49ers quarterback’s decision to sit during the national anthem in protest of police violence, saying that Kaepernick’s playing days may be numbered.

Colin Kaepernick in red jersey with white "7" in the middle, brown helmet and holding brown football

SF Police Union Demands Apology For Colin Kaepernick's 'Ill-Advised Statements' On Police Violence

“We will not stand by while he attacks police officers killed in this country with statements such as, ‘People are on paid leave while people of color are killed.’”