Colin Kaepernick Donates $100,000 to the Know Your Rights Camp COVID-19 Fund
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Colin Kaepernick Donates $100,000 to the Know Your Rights Camp COVID-19 Fund

Colin Kaepernick
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Activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick initiated a $100,000 donation toward his Know Your Rights Camp COVID-19 fund.

The announcement was seen on the Know Your Rights Camp Twitter feed.

The activist also jump-started the fund with a sizable $100,00 donation.

The Know Your Rights Camp website reports that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting black and brown people.

“Hundreds of years of structural racism is making Black and Brown communities more vulnerable to the coronavirus. Black and Brown people are more likely to be infected, less likely to be tested, less likely to be treated, and more likely to die from COVID-19.

“Time and again, a state or county releases racial data. Time and again, those numbers reveal a sizable racial disparity. Time and again, black Americans are overrepresented among the infected and dead. America’s newest infection seems to be mating with America’s original infection, reproducing not life, but death.” Ibram X. Kendi, founder and executive director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center states on the site.

Kaepernick also relayed information about how the impact of the coronavirus directly impacts black and brown communities in a Twitter message.