COLIN KAEPERNICK TO RECEIVE HONORARY DEGREE FROM MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

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Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick will receive an honorary degree from Morgan State University this weekend because of his social justice work, the university announced Tuesday.

President David K. Wilson said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback will be honored alongside filmmaker David E. Talbert and David Burton, who previously served on the Obama administration’s Small Business Advisory Council.

“Leadership, Integrity, Innovation, Diversity, Excellence and Respect are more than just words that appear on the flags that adorn our campus, or words that we utter casually when reciting our core values, they represent the embodiment of who we are and what a Morgan graduate stands for,” Wilson said in a statement.

“With this notion in mind, we intentionally sought a collection of individuals who truly embody these principles, and thankfully we have assembled a trio of diverse voices who have bravely stood—and kneeled—fo… (Read more)