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NFL Player Marshawn Lynch Declines to Stand for National Anthem at First Monday Night Football Game
September 12, 2018
  ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem ahead of the team’s season opener. Lynch declined to stand for the anthem before a game against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night. ... read more »
#IMWITHKAP Jersey Sales Out in Hours After Announcement
September 11, 2018
Kaepernick announced Monday the“#ImWithKap” jerseys on his website. By noon the jersey was sold out! All proceeds benefit Kapernick’s Know Your Rights project. An adult jersey cost 174.99 and the youth jersey sold for $99.99.  ... read more »
Good For Business? Nike Gets Political with Kaepernick Ad
September 6, 2018
Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football's national anthem debate with an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel during "The Star-Spangled Banner'' to protest police brutality against Blacks and hasn't played a game since 2016. ... read more »
National Black Police Association Supports Nike and Kaepernick, Read Full Letter
September 6, 2018
While the media tends to focus on the minor boycotts regarding Nike choosing Colin Kaepernick as a  spokesperson for the 30th Anniversary of the “Just Do It” ... read more »
Colin Kaepernick Becomes the Face of Nike’s “Just Do It” Ad 
September 6, 2018
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has become a member of Nike’s campaign for the 30th anniversary of their slogan “Just Do It.” ... read more »
NFL Owners’ Treatment of Colin Kaepernick Disgraces League and Country
September 6, 2018
President Trump led the outcry against the protesters, slurring any player who takes a knee as a “son of a bitch.” The league owners panicked. One result was that Kaepernick — one of the most talented quarterbacks in a league that suffers a shortage of skilled players in that position — found himself locked out of a job. ... read more »
WATCH: Ava Duvernay Gives the Significance of August 28th for Black Folks
August 28, 2018
Ava DuVernay enlightens us about important events that have occurred on August 28. ... read more »
WATCH: Stephen A. and Ryan Clark Get into Heated Debate Over NFL National Anthem
August 22, 2018
ESPN will not air the national anthem before “Monday Night Football” games this season. ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro stated, “we generally have not broadcasted the anthem and I don’t think that will change this year.” ... read more »
NFL Players Start Season Off with a Fist and Kneel, Kaepernick Tweets his Support
August 10, 2018
Continued controversy from a sitting president who continues to incite division within the NFL  has not stopped black players from exercising there right to protest and freedom of speech.  ... read more »
Malcolm Jenkins Sets the Record Straight on NFL Protests
June 14, 2018
Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins furthered the conversation on the NFL protest without even speaking. Last week during the franchises media availability, Jenkins explained to journalists the reasoning behind why athletes like Colin Kaepernick chose to take a knee, ... read more »
Rapper Meek Mill Calls for Criminal Justice Reform
May 10, 2018
Mill was given a two- to four-year prison sentence in November 2017 for violating his probation stemming from a 2008 gun and drug case. ... read more »
Everybody and Their Mama Graced VH1’s Dear Mama Pink Carpet 
May 10, 2018
VH1 did it again with a star-studded lineup of stars honoring their mothers and instrumental women in their lives during the third annual “Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms.”  ... read more »
Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries ‘lawful lynching’
April 26, 2018
Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (4/19-4/25/18)
April 19, 2018
Notes, quotes and things; picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
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