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Colin Kaepernick to donate $100,000 over next 10 days

The former NFL quarterback will give away $10,000 a day to social justice organizations

3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

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3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

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3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

Lakers legend Elgin Baylor will get his very own statue at L.A.’s Staples Center

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3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

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An event-filled weekend and win over Lakers gives team an edge going into MLK50

3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

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3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

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3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer

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3:12 PMFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick announced on Jan. 17 that over the following 10 days he will donate the final $100,000 of his initial $1 million pledge to 10 organizations that are working to combat racial and social injustice across the country.

Dubbed the “Million Dollar Pledge” in October 2016, Kaepernick has donated $900,000 of his own funds over the past year to 31 organizations “working in oppressed communities” and will end his financial commitment next week by giving away $10,000 a day to the remaining 10 groups. Some famous friends will match his daily donations.

On Jan. 29, the ninth day of the pledge, Kaepernick and rapper Meek Mill donated a combined $20,000 to Youth Service Inc., a Philadelphia-based organization dedicated to offering “accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families” and “strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.” In November, Meek Mill, a Philadelphia native, was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating the terms of his probation. The judge in that case, Genece Brinkley, is currently under FBI investigation for partial treatment of the rapper.

The Undefeated will keep a running list of the final organizations to which Kaepernick decides to donate to complete his Million Dollar Pledge.


Day 1

Organization: Silicon Valley De-Bug
Celebrity: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors forward

Day 2

Organization: Advancement Project
Celebrity: Jesse Williams, actor

Day 3

Organization: United Playaz
Celebrity: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors guard

Day 4

Organization: Mothers Against Police Brutality
Celebrity: Snoop Dogg, rapper

Day 5

Organization: Imagine LA
Celebrity: Serena Williams, tennis player

Day 6

Organization: Angel by Nature
Celebrity: T.I., rapper

Day 7

Organization: School on Wheels
Celebrity: Jhene Aiko, singer; Chris Brown, singer

Day 8

Organization: Communities United for Police Reform
Celebrity: Nick Cannon, entertainer; Joey Badass, rapper

Day 9

Organization: Youth Service Inc.
Celebrity: Meek Mill, rapper

Day 10

Organization: H.O.M.E.
Celebrity: Usher, singer