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Kaepernick Today’s Rosa Parks?

NAACP president: Kaepernick may be today’s Rosa Parks

The president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People compared San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick to civil rights hero Rosa Parks on Thursday. It’s a lofty name, but it’s not a stretch, Cornell William Brooks told USA Today, referring to Kaepernick’s being the Rosa Parks of his era.