In 2016, Colin Kaepernick went from a famous NFL player to an infamous civil rights activist after kneeling during the National Anthem to protest against police brutality.

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Since then, Kaepernick started a comedy series with Ava DuVernay, headline the 30th anniversary of Nike’s Just Do  It campaign and he will receive the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, Harvard’s highest honor in African and African-American.

We honor his confidence, strength and Blackness with photos of Colin Kaepernick looking like Black excellence. #KaepSoBlack

10 Powerful Photos Of Colin Kaepernick Looking Like Black Excellence was originally published on globalgrind.com

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