#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.


NFL: Colin Kaepernick’s Parents Break Their Silence, Say They Fully Support Their Son

photo credit Many different people have shared their opinion on Colin Kaepernick and him taking a knee during the national anthem before 49ers games this season. Whether you were in agreement with him, disliked him for it, or understood his cause but didn’t agree with how he went about it, everyone wanted to share their thoughts. That is everyone except his own parents, who have remained silent during all of this attention this season. There were reports that they didn’t support his stance, which they claim is not true since they just now are breaking their silence. They want it to be clear they stand behind their son.


NFL: Colin Kaepernick Continues Million Dollar Pledge With Donation to Chicago Black Youth Project

Colin Kaepernick is a man of his word, and he’s definitely putting his money where his mouth is.  After kneeling during the national anthem to protest against the oppression, inequality, and police brutality against black people, Kaepernick also promised to work within the community and donate money to worthy causes.  He started the Million Dollar Pledge.


(Photo) NFL: Colin Kaepernick Reaches $200K So Far For His Million Dollar Pledge

Whether you agree with Colin Kaepernick or not, the man is putting his money where his mouth is which is more than we can say for the majority of folks. Kap had pledged $1 million dollars in donations to help fight racial oppression and social injustice and he shared on Instagram today that he is well on his way there.


Frank Ocean On The Grammy’s: “I’d Rather This Be My Colin Kaepernick Moment”

Dam. Looks like we really won’t be seeing Frank at the Grammy’s next year…he says he’d rather pull a move like Colin Kaepernick with the national anthem, than sit in the audience and wait not to be the winner.


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