Former NFL Colin Kaepernick Receives “Citizen of the Year” By GQ Magazine
By Fox News // November 13, 2017
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(FOX NEWS) – GQ Magazine named its “men of the year” this morning, with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick receiving the honor of Citizen of the Year.
The magazine released the cover featuring the four “new American heroes,” including Kaepernick, late night host Stephen Colbert, NBA star Kevin Durant and actress Gal Gadot.
The accompanying piece from GQ is titled, “Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced.”
Describing Kaepernick, the editors wrote:
He’s been vilified by millions and locked out of the NFL—all because he took a knee to protest police brutality. But Colin Kaepernick’s determined stand puts him in rare company in sports history: Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson—athletes who risked everything to make a difference.
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