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Dolphins’ Stills objects to comments by Jay-Z about NFL deal
August 22, 2019
Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected Monday to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z and the league last week announced a partnership he characterized as a progressive step to carry on the campaign that Kaepernick began by kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to police brutality and racial division. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
Jemel Hill and LZ Granderson Speak at USC
March 7, 2019
The USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism hosted a conversation event called “Waking Up with Jemel Hill and LZ Granderson,” where the two notable sports journalists talked about their careers and current news topics. ... read more »
NFL Settles Collusion Case with Kaepernick 
February 21, 2019
The settlement comes just one day after it was revealed that the former San Francisco 49er, who led the team to a Super Bowl in 2013, turned down a contract offer to play in a new developmental league  ... read more »
BREAKING NEWS: Kaepernick, Eric Reid Settle Collusion Grievances with NFL
February 15, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion cases against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: “For the past several months, ... read more »
#ImWithKap Social Media Protest Ignites Super Bowl LIII Boycott  
February 7, 2019
A contingent of celebrities, athletes, fans, and activists boycotted Super Bowl on Sunday, February 3, in support of former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league according to multiple reports.   ... read more »
Big Boi, Travis Scott To Join Maroon 5 In Super Bowl Show
January 17, 2019
The NFL on Sunday ended months of uncertainty by officially announcing Maroon 5, Big Boi and Travis Scott as the performers at this year's Super Bowl halftime show.  Maroon 5 had been the widely reported halftime show act since September, but the NFL didn't confirm the band as its headliner until Sunday. The league said Maroon 5 will be joined by Big Boi, the Atlanta-based rapper from Outkast, and Scott.  ... read more »
Top National Stories of 2018 
December 27, 2018
Here are the Top National Stories from 2018 ... read more »
NBA Champ Craig Hodges and Olympian Ron Brown Discuss Athlete Activism 
December 20, 2018
The Brotherhood Crusade showed another story of athletes in activism when they hosted an intimate conversation between two-time NBA champion Craig Hodges and Olympic gold medalist Ron Brown. The event was about public figures who take a stand and sacrifice their jobs to help other.  ... read more »
Former Army Attorney Says NFL Players Have Abandoned Racial Injustice Protests
November 22, 2018
NFL players have largely abandoned both challenging the harsh reality of racial injustice in this country via protest and supporting Colin Kaepernick as the number of demonstrations during the anthem continues to dwindle, according to Kaia Wright, a highly decorated former Army attorney. ... read more »
Jarrell Davis and Judge John Meigs (Ret.) Honored at 82nd Annual Kappa Alpha Psi Black and White Ball 
November 15, 2018
The Los Angeles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will host what many consider to be the kick-off of the African American holiday social calendar here in Southern California, when they host their 82nd Annual Black & White Ball on Saturday, November 17, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott Hotel. ... read more »
Survey Shows Black Voters Support Newsom, But Not All Democratic Policies
October 12, 2018
African Americans usually vote overwhelmingly for the Democratic Party, but that doesn't mean they are always in line with Democratic state issues. Findings from a recent poll of 1,200 African American voters conducted by Evitarus, a public opinion research firm released new data that shares insight into black voters in California. ... read more »
Panthers Safety Eric Reid Returns to NFL in Victory Over Giants
October 10, 2018
After nine months of unemployment, free agent safety Eric Reid played his first game as a Carolina Panther on Sunday. Reid has been one of Colin Kaepernick’s strongest supporters when he started the national anthem protests in 2016. ... read more »
Colin Kaepernick and Dave Chappelle Selected to be honored by Harvard University
September 27, 2018
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University ... read more »
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