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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks to the Black Press About Injustice
June 11, 2020
Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar held a discussion on Friday with members of the Black press about the social injustice in America in wake of George Floyd’s murder by the hands of former police officers. Abdul-Jabbar spoke with Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper managing editor Brandon Brooks and NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Stacy M. Brown. ... read more »
Athletes Speak Out Against Racism in Wake of George Floyd Murder
June 4, 2020
The video footage of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has outraged people throughout and beyond the United States. During this tragedy, countless athletes brazenly showed their disdain for the existence of racism in various ways. ... read more »
“Full Dissidence” Examines Racial Disparity in America
April 9, 2020
Senior ESPN writer and author Howard Bryant released his ninth book “Full Dissidence: Notes From an Uneven Playing Field” earlier this year. The book consists of ten essays that explain the different ways in which American Society shows their disdain for Blackness and Black people. ... read more »
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1st Annual Benjamin Crump Equal Justice Now Awards Magnifies the Journey to Justice
January 24, 2020
Social advocacy group Equal Justice Now recently collaborated with Attorney Benjamin Crump to hold its 1st Annual Benjamin Crump Equal Justice Now Awards, honoring those who’ve committed their lives to social justice advocacy and equal rights for the marginalized. ... read more / view gallery »
Top National Stories of 2019
December 26, 2019
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Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Workout Goes Awry
November 21, 2019
Kaepernick’s agent, Jeff Nalley and his attorney Ben Meiselas issued an official written statement about the reasons for the abrupt change. ... read more »
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 »
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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
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