SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting an award from Harvard.
He's among eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois medal.
It honors those who have made a significant contribution to African and African-American history and culture.
Other honorees include comedian Dave Chappelle and San Francisco-based art collector and philanthropist Pamela Joyner.
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