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Colin Kaepernick Named GQ’s Man Of The Year

Published: Monday 13th Nov 2017 by Sam

When NFL star Colin Kaepernick took a knee to protest police brutality, few could have predicted the movement that would commence.

Countless others, from fellow sportsmen to singers, begun doing the same as a means of sharing the frustrations with the racial injustice in the US.

While countless praised Kaepernick’s efforts, there was blowback – some of which threatened his career.

However, he’s remained steadfast and for that reason GQ have bestowed upon him the honor of ‘Man Of The Year.’

Kaepernick has largely avoided media discussion about his actions, but tells GQ that he embraced this because he wants to “reclaim” the narrative of why he is protesting from the like of US president Donald Trump, who he believes is exploiting it to drum up division.

Peep the cover above and pics, clips below…

Click here to read the full feature, in which the likes of J.Cole and Ava Duvernay weigh-in on why Kaepernick and his course of action is important in today’s climate.

Your thoughts?

[Photo credit: Martin Schoeller]

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  1. The Wig Snatcher November 13, 2017

    Go ‘head, Kaep!!!

  2. The Wig Snatcher November 13, 2017

    No shade but his cover photo makes him look like Buckwhite from “Martin.”

    • We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn’t kill – tyler November 13, 2017

      Nah he’s giving me Huey P. Newton vibes ✊✊✊

  3. Fancy BISH November 13, 2017

    He can get it lol

    • Cbeylive November 13, 2017

      👏🏿👏🏿

    • Jasmine November 14, 2017

      He don’t want your dookie cakes. LOL

  4. Caleb November 13, 2017

    He deserves it!!

  5. QueenofCSquad November 13, 2017

    yessss Colin i’d gladly take a knee or two for you 😉

  6. Tim Brown November 13, 2017

    King ✊🏿

  7. Jasmine November 14, 2017

    He’s fine. He could be my man if I didn’t have an old man already. If he fixed his crooked nose he would be a 10 for me but right now he is a 7 and I’m cool with that.

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