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Colin Kaepernick Named GQ Magazine's Citizen of the Year

Colin Kaepernick Named GQ Magazine's Citizen of the Year”

McHenry also took shots at Kapernick on Twitter earlier on Monday, arguing that he not worthy of the brand new title.

"Wear socks depicting police officers as pigs; wear Fidel Castro as a fashion statement IN MIAMI; sue National Football League for collusion when gf compares owners to slave owners..."

In taking a knee, Kaepernick took a stand and inspired a movement that has reverberated around the world, and that's why GQ named Kaepernick its Citizen of the Year. Serve in the U.S. military.nothing. "Why is he not the citizen of the year", she told Fox News' Neil Cavuto Monday night.

According to GQ, "Colin Kaepernick's protest against police brutality puts him in rare company in sports history".

Kaepernick was the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem, meant as a protest against racial injustice.

GQ revealed that they chose to honor Kaepernick as their "Citizen of the Year" due to his social and political activism on as well as off the field.

McHenry eventually conceded that she understood the objective and cause of the protest, but echoed that she still felt other players were more deserving than Kaepernick. "I think there are a lot of people who aren't watching because of the way Colin Kaepernick is being treated". Dolphins Kenny Stills met with Miami police. Although Kaepernick remains a free agent this NFL season, other players and teams have continued to protest, which has been a major source of controversy for the league.

He said there are so many other people who should be viewed as heroes and role models, such as Rob Jones, a double-amputee vet who ran 31 marathons in 31 days to raise money for wounded veteran charities.



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