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The issue of professional sports athletes kneeling during the playing of the "Star-Spangled Banner" has raged for about two years, creating factions of supporters and opponents. It started as a form of protest by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick against police brutality and racial injustice. Many other NFL and other pro athletes have followed Kaepernick's... [Read More]
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 The Jan. 15 New Yorker magazine cover shows the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. kneeling between Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.The artist Mark Ulriksen created the image after wondering what King would be doing if he were alive today. The question is really, what should we be doing?Over the next few days, that question will be asked at numerous ceremonies celebrating the gains of the civil-rights movement and trying to measuring where we are now and what's left to do to get to where the movement pointed us.We've had a mixed-race president,... [Read More]
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Before Colin Kaepernick took a knee, Pistons center Olden Polynice stopped eating — during the NBA season — to protest how the Clinton administration was treating Haitians seeking asylum in the U.S. [Read More]
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Did you see it last night on CNN? Don Lemon went full Huey Newton and called a racist a racist! It was glorious but let's slow down a bit, Don Lemon's afro didn't grow to Colin Kaepernick levels. In fact watching the metamorphosis of Don Lemon from passive Don Lemon to mildly annoyed Don Lemon has been a sight and it's only a sight because Don Lemon isn't Joy Reid or Angela Rye, meaning Don Lemon has let racism go unchecked on his show for centuries (something neither of the above two women would've ever let happen), so finally... [Read More]
Eric Reid and other Christian players who support Colin Kaepernick's social justice movement want believers on the opposite side of the controversial anthem protest to ask themselves a simple but powerful question: What would Jesus do? [Read More]
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter is a fan of Colin Kaepernick's protest. [Read More]
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And sports, of all things, has become an arena of tenacious resistance. [Read More]
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in December doubled down on past comments involving Colin Kaepernick, indicating that he still does not believe that the former Super Bowl quarterback is being blacklisted from the league for protesting the national anthem.... [Read More]
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Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin opened up on a number of topics during an interview with Marc J... [Read More]
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'I'm very comfortable being exactly who I am'... [Read More]
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Radio host Kathy Barnette discusses what Kaepernick has done so far for the African American community. [Read More]
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Ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is depicted kneeling with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and another NFL player on The New Yorker Magazine. [Read More]
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Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reacted to a magazine cover depicting her uncle kneeling between NFL players Colin Kaepernick and Michael Bennett. [Read More]
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His perception is unreal. Jaylen Brown has wisdom way ahead of his years. He's shown us that before with his takes on Colin Kaepernick and introspective thoughts on the Isaiah Thomas trade. Now, he's at it again. The Celtics are in London this week for a Thursday game against the Philadelphia 76ers. While waiting, Brown sat down for an interview with the British outlet The Guardian. The conversation floated from a David Foster Wallace parable, to Colin Kaepernick's fight for the common Black American, to Brown teaching himself how to play the piano and becoming multilingual, and... [Read More]
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The cover of the Jan. 8 issue of the The New Yorker features the image of free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Seattle Seahawks defensive end Micheal Bennett kneeling alongside Martin Luther Kin... [Read More]
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A new poll finds that 33 percent of responding NFL fans said they boycotted the NFL because of Colin Kaepernick and the player protests. [Read More]
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A law enforcement panel sounds off on 'Fox & Friends.'... [Read More]
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Pollsters Monday attributed the NFL's declining ratings and attendance this season equally to fans unhappy with the league's lukewarm response to the "take a knee" protests led by Colin Kaepernick,…... [Read More]
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Schuylkill Valley sophomore says player is a hero... [Read More]
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The cover shows Martin Luther King Jr., Michael Bennett, and Colin Kaepernick linking arms and kneeling.        ... [Read More]
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