Kap took a knee in August 2016 -- 8 months after Woods' death -- and began his Know Your Rights Camp initiative that same year, using the Black Panther movement as inspiration.
Colin's KYRC has been thriving since their inception ... touching cities all around the country, and employing volunteers like Ava DuVernay, Taraji P. Henson and fellow NFL player Eric Reid.
Woods' family sued the City of San Francisco for wrongful death -- and ultimately struck a $400,000 settlement. The officers involved in the shooting were never charged with a crime after the D.A. said the shooting was justified because Woods "posed a credible threat."