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Published: Tue, December 05, 2017
Sport | By Billy Aguilar

Colin Kaepernick on Time's 'Person of the Year' Shortlist

Colin Kaepernick on Time's 'Person of the Year' Shortlist

TIME, which revealed its list of finalists Monday on TODAY, has awarded the Person of the Year title since 1927.

It was a record breaking year for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as he became the world's richest man and his company purchased Whole Foods Market.

The Dreamers The name applies to almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as young children. Other players followed, and President Trump supercharged the controversy. She's signed on to direct a sequel, which is set for a November 1, 2019 release.

The magazine nominated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whom Trump has nicknamed "Little Rocket Man" and who has overseen ballistic missile tests that have raised fears of a nuclear confrontation. Not surprising is Donald Trump, who probably deserves to be there based exclusively on his political and cultural significance, but still, ugh.

Kaepernick has been a lightning rod in the NFL as his decision to kneel before the playing of the national anthem in protesting racial inequality and police brutality last season brought a wave of followers and criticism. The protests have swept the National Football League this year and have even drawn attention from the President of the United States.

The #MeToo movement represents the people, mostly women, who have fueled a worldwide discussion about sexual harassment and assault. Dozens of male leaders in Hollywood, media, business, and politics, have since been accused, with notable figures losing their jobs over their alleged treatment of women in the workplace. Former FBI Director Robert Muller, who continues to investigate if the Trump Presidential Campaign partnered with Russian agents to tamper with the 2016 Presidential Election. He's the son of Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

Time described Trump as spending his first year in office "attempting to dismantle the work of the Obama Administration".

Time's shortlist consists of ten people editors will choose from to designate as 2017's Person of the Year.

"I said probably is no good and took a pass", he said, per NBC.

The President of China is the country's most powerful leader in decades.

Regardless of what they're known for, all of these choices have had a MAJOR impact in 2017.

The award will be announced Wednesday morning on "Today".

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