Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp


As part of KUUMBA25, at Harbourfront Centre
Curated by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes
Photography by Shawn Theodore
Supported by PAPER Magazine


Colin Kaeperknick’s Know Your Rights Camp is mission is to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment and mass-mobilization.


Harbourfront Centre presents an exclusive Canadian debut public art installation, courtesy of Colin Kaeperknick’s Know Your Rights Camp. Featuring freedom fighters representing the living embodiment of the organization’s beliefs and pillars. From athletes to activists to lawyers, scholars and actors.


In the spirit of love and courage, the following freedom fighters have collectively transformed their cultural power into a non-negotiable demand for Black liberation. Together these individuals, selected by Colin Kaepernick, represent the Know Your Rights Camp‘s 10 principles and inspire us all to fight for our freedom… by any means necessary.


Ava Duvernay: You have the right to be trusted.
Bryan Stevenson: You have the right to know your rights.
Dr. Angela Davis: You have the right to be brilliant.
Eric Reid: You have the right to be courageous.
Indya Moore: You have the right to be alive.
Nessa: You have the right to be loved.
Taraji P. Henson
: You have the right to be healthy.
Tarana Burke: You have the right to be safe.
Yara Shahidi: You have the right to be educated.


The Exonerated 5, formerly known as the “Central Park 5”: You have the right to be Free.
Antron McCray
Kevin Richardson
Korey Wise
Raymond Santana
Yusef Salaam



PAPER Magazine editorial quote:

“This movement needs all types of people. From athletes to healers to poets and artists to scholars and lawyers, we need everyone to contribute to the struggle.”


 Shawn Theodore
Styling: Rachel Johnson
Hair: Shakela Lewis
Groomer: Marquis Rosado
Lighting Tech: Brent Lee
Digitech: Bryan Solarski
Booking: Jill Demling 
Original Editorial: Paper Magazine
Guest Editor: Colin Kaepernick


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