Colin Kaepernick, who last year started protesting police brutality against African Americans by kneeling during the national anthem, has been named "Citizen of the Year" by GQ magazine.
NFL protests inch much closer to a vindication of the real meaning of Sunday, Christ's victory over darkness, than the apathy of those who could not see past their precious TV program.
It is past time for another sort of Protestant Reformation, one in which Christians of all colors contend together for justice and God-given dignity.
Kaepernick is no Jesus, though he claims faith in God. But he does not need to be—either Jesus or a Christian—for me to take him seriously and consider the things he has been saying and doing off the field.
In a recent forum, Berkeley Professor Harry Edwards described the history of activism by black athletes and how current players such as Colin Kaepernick continue their legacy.
Baseball legend Hank Aaron came to the defense of Colin Kaepernick, saying the unsigned quarterback is "getting a raw deal."
As the former coach of Colin Kaepernick with the San Francisco 49ers, Jim Harbaugh had been asked last fall about the player's famous protests of the national anthem.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has altered his stance and will stand during the national anthem next season, ESPN reported on Thursday.