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Sports Kaepernick lands cover of GQ as 'Citizen of the Year'

18:56  13 november  2017
18:56  13 november  2017 Source:   thescore.com

Police chief apologizes after officer mocks Colin Kaepernick on Halloween

  Police chief apologizes after officer mocks Colin Kaepernick on Halloween A police officer mocked Colin Kaepernick’s political stances and physical appearance with his Halloween costume over the weekend, and the chief of the department has apologized to anyone who was offended. On Sunday, a photo showed University of Nevada, Reno police officer Antonio Gutierrez dressed as Kaepernick with a sign around his neck that read “Will Stand for Food.” Gutierrez also wore a fake nose. hey @unevadareno! one of your officers, Antonio Gutierrez, decided to go as a racist portrayal of #Kaep last night. this isn't ok!! pic.twitter.com/eCnYFcauxn — ✨(202) 224 – 3121✨ (@glaserface) October 29, 2017 Adam Garcia, the department’s chief, issued a statement apologizing for Gutierrez’s costume choice. “For those who have seen the Halloween costume of one of our officers apparently mocking a citizen who has chosen to take advantage of his constitutional right to protest, I offer my sincere apologies,” Garcia said, via News 4 in Reno. “Members of our profession are held to a higher standard and denigrating another – on or off duty – is insensitive for its lack of respect and lack of understanding on how others may negatively view their actions and may be impacted. “I have heard from many members of our community over the past few weeks that they feel unsafe on campus because of our current social and political climate.

Kaepernick lands cover of gq as ' citizen of the year ' Though Colin Kaepernick landed the cover of GQ magazine's "Men of the Year " issue, the former NFL

Though Colin Kaepernick landed the cover of GQ magazine's "Men of the Year " issue, the former NFL quarterback didn't speak to the publication in an interview. Instead, Kaepernick chose to remain silent

Though Colin Kaepernick landed the cover of GQ magazine's "Men of the Year" issue, the former NFL quarterback didn't speak to the publication in an interview.

Instead, Kaepernick chose to remain silent, as he's found his silence has amplified his protest against police brutality and the oppression of colored people in America.

Colin Kaepernick wearing a hat © Twitter/@DevinGordonGQ

The magazine's editors instead spoke with those in Kaepernick's inner circle: filmmaker Ava DuVernay, rapper J. Cole, activist Tamika Mallory, and others.

Kaepernick did, however, agree to be photographed in Harlem, invoking images of Muhammad Ali from the 1960s when he trained in the streets of New York as local children surrounded him.

Police chief apologizes after officer mocks Colin Kaepernick on Halloween

  Police chief apologizes after officer mocks Colin Kaepernick on Halloween A police officer mocked Colin Kaepernick’s political stances and physical appearance with his Halloween costume over the weekend, and the chief of the department has apologized to anyone who was offended. On Sunday, a photo showed University of Nevada, Reno police officer Antonio Gutierrez dressed as Kaepernick with a sign around his neck that read “Will Stand for Food.” Gutierrez also wore a fake nose. hey @unevadareno! one of your officers, Antonio Gutierrez, decided to go as a racist portrayal of #Kaep last night. this isn't ok!! pic.twitter.com/eCnYFcauxn — ✨(202) 224 – 3121✨ (@glaserface) October 29, 2017 Adam Garcia, the department’s chief, issued a statement apologizing for Gutierrez’s costume choice. “For those who have seen the Halloween costume of one of our officers apparently mocking a citizen who has chosen to take advantage of his constitutional right to protest, I offer my sincere apologies,” Garcia said, via News 4 in Reno. “Members of our profession are held to a higher standard and denigrating another – on or off duty – is insensitive for its lack of respect and lack of understanding on how others may negatively view their actions and may be impacted. “I have heard from many members of our community over the past few weeks that they feel unsafe on campus because of our current social and political climate.

Colin Kaepernick is one of GQ 's Man of the Year . Click Here to Read "Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced". Much has changed in the four years since Colin Kaepernick was last on the cover of GQ .

Though Colin Kaepernick landed the cover of GQ magazine's "Men of the Year " issue, the former NFL quarterback didn't speak to the publication in an interview. Instead, Kaepernick chose to remain silent

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The NFL Is Making Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case for Him .
On October 15, Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the National Football League. On October 15, Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the National Football League. It alleged that team owners had colluded to keep him out of uniform, not because of his athletic performance, but because of his decision to protest acts of police brutality and racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. The move gave official procedure to a politically infused conflict that had been contested, to that point, through the media, and that had long since taken its place in the broader culture war.

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