Kaepernick Receives W.E.B. DuBois Award, Reveals Defining Moments of Protest

Colin Kaepernick receives prestigious award from Harvard University for activism and significant contributions to African and African American culture. In his speech, Kaepernick declares that love underlay his decision to protest during the national anthem.  Kaepernick also relayed that defining moment for him occurred shortly after he began protesting and was joined by students at Castlemont High School he heard a football team member declare “[W]e don’t get to eat at home, so we’re going to eat on this field.” yahoo.com.