Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

Colin Kaepernick: From Free Agent to Change Agent

by Eric Braun


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Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he made headlines again when he became a spokesperson for Nike. Explore Kaepernick's football career and his work as an activist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541574311
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2019
Series: Gateway Biographies Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 762,246
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 900L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 11 Years

About the Author

Eric Braun has written dozens of books for readers of all ages and edited hundreds more. He is a McKnight fellow and a nice fellow, and he likes to ride his bike really far and really fast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons, some of whose antics have found their way into his books (unbeknownst to them).

Table of Contents

A Childhood in Sports 11

Super Bowl Quarterback 15

A Powerful Voice 20

The Protest and the Noise 27

A Polarizing Figure 34

Important Dates 42

Source Notes 44

Selected Bibliography 46

Further Reading 47

Index 48

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