Colin Kaepernick

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NFL Banishes Protesting Players to the Locker Room During Anthem

Commissioner Roger Goodell: “This season, all league and team personnel shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem.”

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ICYMI: Amnesty International Names Colin Kaepernick 'Ambassador of Conscience'

“This is an award that I share with all the countless people throughout the world combating the human rights violations of police officers.”

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NFL Sources Say Seahawks Postponed Colin Kaepernick Visit Over Kneeling Protest

Supporters of the activist athlete say the Seattle team’s decision proves Kaepernick’s accusations of collusion to keep him off the field.

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3 Reasons the Philadelphia Eagles Should Hire Colin Kaepernick

With Carson Wentz out for the rest of the season, the winningest team in the NFC has a chance to bring another talented quarterback on board. Colin Kaepernick should be that man.

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'My Platform Is My People': Colin Kaepernick Wins Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Surprise guest Beyoncé Knowles-Carter presents the prize to the NFL free agent at SI’s ”Sportsperson of the Year” awards. 

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Malcolm Jenkins and Michael Bennett Comment on Players Coalition Fracture

Several players accused Jenkins of negotiating the NFL’s recent financial commitment to social justice activism without a consensus.

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Colin Kaepernick Receives Muhammad Ali Legacy Award as NFL Commits Nearly $90 Million to Player Activism

“Like Muhammad, Colin is a man who stands on his convictions with confidence and courage, undaunted by the personal sacrifices he has had to make to have his message heard.”

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NFL Team Owners, Commissioner Deposed in Colin Kaepernick Collusion Case

Jerry Jones and Robert McNair publicly criticized NFL players for kneeling in opposition to police racism. Now they have to turn over their cell phone and email records to investigators.

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Players Kneel After Texans Team Owner Calls Them 'Inmates,' Kaepernick's Lawyers Press for Seat at the Table

Robert McNair criticized player protests against social injustice by saying, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.”

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Colin Kaepernick Accuses NFL Owners of Collusion

In a new grievance, the free agent quarterback and activist says that league executives intentionally blackballed him for inciting protest against police violence.

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Roger Goodell Asks NFL Players to Stand for National Anthem, Encounters Immediate Backlash

Critics took the NFL commissioners to task for asking athletes to “move past this controversy” while Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned.

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WATCH: Colin Kaepernick's Former Teammates Show Solidarity in New Video

Eric Reid, Marquise Goodwin and Dontae Johnson express their support of Kaepernick’s actions against racial injustice in a new video.

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READ: 49er Eric Reid Reminds World That Kneeling Protest is About 'Systemic Oppression'

Reid wrote about kneeling with former teammate Colin Kaepernick and smear campaigns against players who protest violence against Black people in an op-ed for The New York Times.

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NFL Players Association Names Colin Kaepernick First 'Community MVP' of the Season

The labor organization recognized the quarterback and activist for his philanthropy and Know Your Rights Camp initiative.

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A Black Football Fanatic Explains Why Now Is the Time For Him to Kick His NFL Habit

Filmmaker, activist and former quarterback Byron Hurt has been obsessed with the game of football since he was a 7-year-old pee wee player. But recent events have convinced him to boycott an NFL he calls ”as toxic and racist as this nation’s current president.”

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Look: 1,000+ Supporters Rallied at NFL HQ in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick

A coalition of advocacy and faith-based groups organized the rally to criticize the league bosses’ refusal to sign the free agent quarterback—which his supporters say is retaliation for his kneeling protests against racist police violence.

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12 Cleveland Browns Players Kneel, Pray for Justice During National Anthem

“There’s a lot of racial and social injustices in the world that are going on right now,” says Browns safety Jabrill Peppers. “We just decided to take a knee and pray for the people who have been affected and just pray for the world in general.”

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Spike Lee Signal-Boosts Rally for Still-Unsigned Colin Kaepernick at NFL HQ

The upcoming rally, organized by The People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights and advocacy partners, will protest the NFL for refusing to sign the quarterback following his actions against police violence.

Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the sidelines during a game against the Atlanta Falcons on December 18, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. He announced his December donations for his $1 million pledge Friday, January 6.

SURVEY: Racist White People More Likely to Oppose Athlete Protests

They do not care about the lives of Black people.

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ICYMI: NFL Teams Aren't Happy With Colin Kaepernick's Activism

An anonymous general manager told Bleacher Report that Kaepernick’s activism against police violence might cost the free-agent his career.