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GQ honors Kaepernick with cover, 'citizen of the year'

GQ honors Kaepernick with cover, 'citizen of the year'
Posted at 1:43 PM, Nov 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-13 13:43:00-05

(CNN) - GQ magazine named is men of the year Monday morning.

On the cover is former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and he is named "citizen of the year."

The editors write that his act of kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality earned him the honor.

Kaepernick recently filed a grievance against NFL owners, accusing them of colluding to keep him out of the league in retaliation for his outspoken views. You can read more about that here

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