Colin Kaepernick has a new job to add to his resumé.
The pro athlete’s Kaepernick Publishing has partnered with Medium and has joined the company’s board.
“Today, we announce that civil rights activist and athlete Colin Kaepernick will be joining our Board of Directors,” Medium president Evan Williams said.
“In addition to the board seat, Medium will partner with Colin and Kaepernick Publishing to create and feature stories focused on race and civil rights in America, and to elevate emerging voices from communities of color.”
According to Medium, Colin “will be sharing his thoughts on anti-Black racism in our society, and Medium and Kaepernick Publishing will co-publish thought-provoking feature stories from diverse writers of color.”
Colin has also commented on the deal, saying:
“I am excited for Kaepernick Publishing to partner with Medium to continue to elevate Black voices in the news and publishing industry. I also look forward to creating new opportunities and avenues for Black writers and creators with my new role as a Board Member.”
This is awesome! We’re still waiting on the announcement that he got his NFL job back.
We’re excited to announce our founder, @kaepernick7, will be the newest Board Member @medium. In addition to this, #KaepernickPublishing partners with Medium to further our mission uplifting voices of our communities. pic.twitter.com/FQYYNdTQcP
— Kaepernick Publishing (@KaepernickPub) June 18, 2020