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ICYMI: Colin Kaepernick Inks Book Deal with Random House Imprint One World

Pioneering activist and former-NFL player Colin Kapernick is gearing up to add a new title to his bio. Having just inked an incredible deal with Random House imprint One World (publisher of previous books from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jay-Z), the future author demonstrates the machine’s inability to keep him down. Since he opted out of his…

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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 21: A young man gestures as he and others participate in in a protest at Marshall Park September 21, 2016 in Charlotte, NC. The North Carolina governor has declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte after clashes during protests in the city in response to the fatal shooting by police officers of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott at an apartment complex near UNC Charlotte. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Social Influencers Use The #MannequinChallenge to Take on Police Brutality

This week’s internet sweeping trend has resulted in the mass communication of an important message. The #MannequinChallenge hashtag is filled with humorous tidbits of random stand-still activity. But internet actress, writer, and director Simone Shepherd teamed up with a few talented actors to demonstrate what happens when African Americans are stopped by police. Appropriately titled #BlackAndBlue,…

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Colin Kaepernick Hosts “Know Your Rights Camp” in Oakland

Here is the opening to @Kaepernick7 “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS” event for underprivileged youth and homeless in Oakland, Richmond and San Francisco. pic.twitter.com/qn2d51OldM — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) October 29, 2016 A leader off and on the field, Colin Kaepernick continues to encourage social awareness with an emphasis on inspiring the youth. Six months in the…

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Colin Kaepernick Takes A Knee For The Latest Cover of ‘TIME’ Magazine

As of lately, we’ve seen San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick using his platform to protest the Black lives being lost at the hands of police. What started as the athlete taking a knee during America’s national anthem has lead to his now infamous pose on the cover of TIME magazine. Kaepernick, a natural born…

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