Colin Kaepernick’sjersey sales have risen since he wasn’t picked for an NFLteam. Now he’s donating the money he made from those sales and giving it to one of the largest immigrant youth-led organizations.
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According to Watch The Yard the money will be used to deal with the removal of DACA by Trump. Kaepernick said on his website, “I will donate one million dollars plus all the proceeds of my jersey sales from the 2016 season to organizations working in oppressed communities, 100k a month for 10 months.”
$25,000 will go to United We Dream, which will help with ongoing obstacles and help attendees at the Washington DC event. Kaepernick will also donate to a baseball program in Harlem and we are so thankful for his gifts.
9. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. “- MLK
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Continue reading 10 Powerful Photos Of Colin Kaepernick Looking Like Black Excellence
10 Powerful Photos Of Colin Kaepernick Looking Like Black Excellence
In 2016, Colin Kaepernick went from a famous NFL player to an infamous civil rights activist after deciding to kneel during the National Anthem to protest against the injustices African-Americans face in this country.
Kaepernick made standing up for what you believe in something to aspire to. The quarterback presented a bold statement and gave life to an old trend by letting his afro grow and flourish. If that wasn’t Black enough, he even rocked cornrows for a while during the season.
In honor of the brave athlete’s 29th birthday, we honor his confidence, strength and Blackness with photos of Colin Kaepernick looking like Black excellence. #KaepSoBlack