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Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is a NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who made headlines when he began sitting or taking a knee as the National Anthem played in the stadium during the 2016 football preseason. The mixed race athlete was using his notoriety to give voice to the voiceless. He was making a political statement about racism, oppression, and police brutality in America by opting out of the “Star-Spangled Banner” prior to games. Other athletes followed suit in solidarity, but Kaepernick faced threats and backlash from critics. Kaepernick was born on November 3, 1987 to white biological mother Heidi Russo in Milwaukee, WI. He was adopted and raised by Teresa and Rick Kaepernick, a white couple, in Turlock, CA. He attended the University of Nevada and is the founder of the Colin Kaepernick Foundation to fight oppression. Colin also hosts the Know Your Rights Camp for youth to get educated on how to interact with law enforcement. Kaepernick was featured on the cover of the October 3, 2016 issue of “Time” magazine.

Pacman Jones Against NFL Kneelers, 'Figure Out Another Way' to Protest

Pacman Jones
Against NFL Kneelers 'Figure Out Another Way' to Protest

Pacman Jones isn't feelin' Colin Kaepernick -- telling TMZ Sports he does NOT support the players who took a knee during the national anthem ... and wants them to find a different way to protest.… READ MORE >

Tomi Lahren Says She'd be Civil with Colin Kaepernick at a Restaurant

Tomi Lahren
The Left's Disgusting ... I Wouldn't Even Treat Kaepernick Like That!!!

Tomi Lahren says civility is dead -- on the Left -- because she'd never treat someone the way Sarah Huckabee Sanders got treated at a Virginia restaurant ... not even Colin Kaepernick. We got the… READ MORE >

- 26 days ago
Jay-Z Says He Turned Down NFL's Super Bowl Offer

I Turned Down NFL's Super Bowl Offer

Jay-Z says the NFL approached him to perform at the Super Bowl -- but he shot them down saying, "You need me, I don't need you." It's all part of Jay and Beyonce's new song, "Apesh*t" (featuring… READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
Dean Cain Says NFL Players Should Take Trump Up on Pardon Offer

Dean Cain
Make Your Lists, NFL Stars ... Take Trump Up on Pardon Offer!

Dean Cain says President Trump's offer to listen to protesting NFL players on who they'd like to see pardoned is a great opportunity ... and one not to be missed. The 'Superman' star made an… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Malcolm Jenkins to Donald Trump, 'You Aren't Listening'

Malcolm Jenkins
To Donald Trump: 'You Aren't Listening'

Malcolm Jenkins wants people like Donald Trump to know what the national anthem demonstrations were really about ... so he spelled it out in the Eagles' locker room today -- using signs. He… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Colin Kaepernick's Attorney Says QB Blackballed 'Cause Of Donald Trump

Colin Kaepernick's Attorney
QB Blackballed From NFL 'Cause Of Donald Trump

Mark Geragos says he knows "beyond a shadow of a doubt" the NFL blackballed his client Colin Kaepernick ... and it's entirely because of Donald Trump. Kaep's attorney -- who's reppin' the… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Jim Carrey Rips NFL and Trump, 'Corps Should Rethink Sponsors'

Jim Carrey
Rips NFL & Trump 'Corps Should Rethink Sponsors'

Jim Carrey thinks the NFL and Donald Trump are the real "Dumb and Dumber" ... and he's attacking BOTH of 'em for the alleged blackballing of Colin Kaepernick. "NFL -- who exploits players for… READ MORE >

- 51 days ago
Donald Trump Suggests Deporting NFL Players Who Don't Stand

Donald Trump
Players Who Don't Stand Don't Belong In America!

Donald Trump fully supports the new NFL policy on the national anthem -- he says players who don't stand should maybe "not be in the country." The President spoke with "FOX & Friends"… READ MORE >

- 56 days ago
Common Says NFL Anthem Policy Is Un-American

NFL Anthem Policy Is Un-American

Common says the new NFL anthem policy is robbing players of their freedom of speech -- and that's not what this country is supposed to be about.  "I just think ... telling people what they… READ MORE >

- 56 days ago
Malcolm Jenkins Rips NFL's Anthem Policy, 'Won't Let It Silence Me'

Malcolm Jenkins
Rips NFL Anthem Policy 'Won't Let It Silence Me'

Malcolm Jenkins says he will not let the NFL's new national anthem policy "silence me or stop me from fighting" ... saying the owners are "[thwarting] the players' constitutional rights." The… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
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