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Colin Kaepernick Receives Amnesty International’s Highest Honor For Activism

Colin Kaepernick Receives Amnesty International’s Highest Honor For Activism
The NFL quarterback took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and inequality, stirring a wave of activism in pro sports. 352 more words

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Colin Kaepernick Earns A Prestigious Global Award, As The NFL Snubs Him

The National Football League is busy giving Colin Kaepernick the cold shoulder, as the snubbed quarterback wins international praise for his crusade against racial injustice. 376 more words

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Colin Kaepernick Named Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience

Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and social injustice.

“The Ambassador of Conscience award celebrates the spirit of activism and exceptional courage, as embodied by Colin Kaepernick,” Salil Shetty, the human rights group’s secretary-general, said in a statement. 453 more words

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Accepting Rights Award, Kaepernick Decries 'Lawful Lynching'

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. 467 more words

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Bashir Makhtal, Canadian man imprisoned in Ethiopia for 11 years, back in Canada

TORONTO – A Canadian man who languished in an Ethiopian prison for more than 11 years returned home to Toronto on Saturday after being freed earlier this week… 500 more words

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