Colin Kaepernick Archives

Colin Kaepernick Changes The Game With Eve L. Ewing & Orlando Caicedo
Bleeding Cool mentioned previously that civil rights activist and American football player Colin Kaepernick's publishing company Kaepernick Publishing had partnered with Scholastic to release two graphic novels in 2023 The first, for middle-grade readers, is titled Dreamer, written by Ukrainian-Nigerian-Canadian hockey player and civil rights activist Akim "Dreamer" Aliu And that the book will chart Aliu's[...]
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Or you can even tell us how "this isn't what Bleeding Cool is all about." *Yawn*  Pattern wall of pile colorful retro television (BCTV Image: jakkapan / So from the WWE behaving badly to a need to check our thoughts on Colin Kaepernick, from The Brides being left at the altar to Scrubs getting scrubbed, from[...]
Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick (Credit DFree &
While it still remains to be seen if former superstar NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick will ever get a chance to return to the football field, there's no denying the societal and cultural impact his 2016 kneeling protest during the national anthem against police brutality has had over the years In light of the killing of[...]
Roger Goodell speaks to the NFL players (Image: NFL)
Players take serious issue with the league's willingness to stifle free speech and peaceful protest over matters like police brutality (in particular, how Colin Kaepernick was exiled from the NFL for taking a knee during the National Anthem for protesting that very thing) Here's a look at the video:   View this post on Instagram   …….✊🏿 A post shared[...]
LAS VEGAS - APR 15: Drew Brees at the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV (Kathy Hutchins/
To them, Brees is representing those who still only see Colin Kaepernick taking a knee as a slight to the U.S., the flag, and the military, instead of what it actually was: to force American society to confront generations of police brutality inflicted upon the Black community The very same reason why protests over the[...]
WWE's Titus O'Neil Offers to Redistribute Unwanted Nike Merchandise
He's also a pretty stand-up dude, never afraid to speak his mind on behalf of a good cause. As you may have heard over the past few days, a lot of people have been cutting, burning, or otherwise destroying their Nike merchandise because the company used quality human being Colin Kaepernick in an advertising campaign, and everyone[...]
NFL Owners Approve Policy Fining Teams If Players Kneel During National Anthem — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 23, 2018 The #TakeTheKnee protests were started by Colin Kaepernick to call attention to police brutality and racial inequality, but when President Donald Trump took personal offense to them Kaepernick has been essentially blackballed from playing in the NFL as a result of the protests He filed a charge of collusion[...]
Aaron Rodgers
A series of protests started in 2016 by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick got some national attention when he chose to kneel during the national anthem to raise awareness for the mistreatment of African-Americans by police. The act would be thrust into the general conversation when President Donald Trump called out the protests as being disrespectful[...]
This has been a rather polarizing issue started by quarterback Colin Kaepernick and then grown from ongoing criticism by President Donald Trump The league hopes that by addressing the issues in this manner, the player will no longer feel the need to protest. The money will start with $5 million this year, growing to $12 million[...]
Oblivious CEO Thinks People Aren't Buying Papa Johns Pizza Because Of NFL Protests
Perhaps he's mixing up his timeframe and referring to Colin Kaepernick's effective blackballing from the NFL It was in September, 2016 that the 49ers announced that Blane Gabbert, not Kaepernick, would be their starting quarterback, kicking off a chain of events that saw Kaepernick decline to renew with the 49ers at the end of that[...]