Colin Kaepernick & Nessa Are The Ultimate Activist Baes was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

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Behind every good man is a good woman. Former NFL star and recent recipient of the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Colin Kaepernick has been championing civil rights with his girlfriend Nessa by his side. The two met in NorCal while Nessa was studying at Berkley. She went on to become a popular radio host, while Kaepernick soared to NFL fame. Even though their lives have changed, their love remains the same. See more.

2. 2017 Time 100 Gala – Cocktails

2017 Time 100 Gala – Cocktails

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 25: Colin Kaepernick and Nessa attend 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIME) vertical,photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,two people,three quarter length,jazz at lincoln center,colin kaepernick,time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world,nessa diab

6. 2017 TIME 100 Gala

2017 TIME 100 Gala

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 25: Norah O’Donnell, Katie Couric, Colin Kaepernick and Nessa attend the 2017 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,new york city,jazz at lincoln center,colin kaepernick,time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world,katie couric,nessa diab,norah o’donnell

7. 2017 Time 100 Gala – Cocktails

2017 Time 100 Gala – Cocktails

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 25: Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez, Nessa and Colin Kaepernick attend 2017 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIME) photography,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,new york city,medium group of people,gala,jazz at lincoln center,colin kaepernick,time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world,nessa diab,linda sarsour

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