Women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe used her acceptance speech at “Glamour” magazine’s Women of the Year awards to praise the activism of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and took the opportunity to assert that “white supremacy” is the reason Kaepernick is no longer on the field.

Supporting Colin Kaepernick is nothing new for Megan Rapinoe, who followed Kaepernick’s lead of kneeling during the national anthem during the fall of 2016. 

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Both athletes have been vocal critics of President Donald Trump, who, in turn, has called out the activists for refusing to kneel for the American flag during the national anthem at their respective sporting events.

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