Former 49er Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ's Citizen of the Year.
The magazine said they chose Kaepernick because he's a "football superstar who sparked a protest revolution."
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Kaepernick started the movement of kneeling during the national anthem at football games in what he says was to bring awareness to the misconduct of police towards young black men.
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Former 49er Colin Kaepernick named GQ's 'Citizen of the Year'