#MusicStillMatters New Music: Lupe Fiasco – Kneelin’ On Needles

Lupe Fiasco bigs up Colin Kaepernick in his latest release “Kneelin’ On Needles”. The Chicago spitter shows off his skills when it comes to handling bars in case you thought his mind was distracted with his samurai business.

(Video) NFL: Colin Kaepernick Got A Huge Cargo Plane To Ship Food, Water & Supplies To Somalia

image via: Instagram Colin Kaepernick has reached the end zone plenty of times in his football career but this may be his biggest score ever. Kaepernick reached out to Turkish Airlines for help getting a plane so he could ship supplies to Somalia and they got back to him and let him know they are happy to donate the use of a 60-ton cargo plane!

NFL: The 49ers Season May Be Over But Colin Kaepernick Is Still Donating

photo credit: youtube With the NFL season over, Colin Kaepernick will be out of the spotlight for a while but that doesn’t mean he isn’t still keeping his word about his $1 million dollar pledge. Earlier this week he was busy handing out clothing, books and bedding at shelters and orphanages. He followed that up today by revealing his latest rounds of donations for this month, totaling $100,000!

(Video) NFL: Colin Kaepernick Spent 1st Day of Offseason Handing Donations to Shelters & Orphanages

Just about every sports publication covered Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem as he protested against racism, oppression, and police brutality against black people, but only a very SMALL few are covering the work in the community that he promised to do.  Many athletes have begun speaking out about societal issues, but Kaepernick kept his word and put his money and time where his mouth is.

NFL: Colin Kaepernick Named Most Inspirational And Courageous Player By 49ers Teammates

photo credit: youtube If you thought that Colin Kaepernick was making things uncomfortable in the San Francisco 49ers locker room this season, well think again. His teammates voted him the winner of the the Len Eshmont Award, for the courage he showed in the face of all the backlash he faced for kneeling during national anthems during the season.

(Video) Sports: Martin Luther King III Praises LeBron James & Colin Kaepernick as Black Leaders

With so much going on concerning the African-American community, there’s been criticism that we don’t have any leaders that are the faces of the movements.  We used to have Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and more.  Martin Luther King III, however, said we shouldn’t embrace a messiah complex of just one leader.  He said he’s proud of what LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick have been doing.

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