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Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle Awarded W.E.B. Du Bois Black Culture Medal; Rachel Dolezal Snubbed Again Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle Awarded W.E.B. Du Bois Black Culture Medal; Rachel Dolezal Snubbed Again

Quick question: When one of America’s most prestigious Ivy League universities honors Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle and six other African Americans for their contributions to black history and culture, will white people burn their Harvard rejection letters, their Chappelle’s Show DVD sets or the ivy in their yards?

Exclusive: An Interview With the 3 Most Important Figures in the NFL Anthem Protests Exclusive: An Interview With the 3 Most Important Figures in the NFL Anthem Protests

In the ongoing debate about the NFL player protests during the national anthem, The Root has obtained an exclusive interview with three figures at the center of the debate. Staff Writer Michael Harriot and Senior Politics Editor Stephen A. Crockett sat down to discuss the issue with the American flag, the National…

When You Hate a Black Man's Silent Protest So Much, You Ban Nike In Your City When You Hate a Black Man's Silent Protest So Much, You Ban Nike In Your City

In the wake of Nike revealing Colin Kaepernick as the face of the 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign, haters have been out in full force to express their displeasure at Nike having the unmitigated gall to celebrate a man who was brave enough to assert his First Amendment rights in the face of constant,…

College of Caucasity: A Peek into the Missouri School That Dropped Nike Over its Colin Kaepernick Ad College of Caucasity: A Peek into the Missouri School That Dropped Nike Over its Colin Kaepernick Ad

The College of the Ozarks, a school you’ve probably never heard of until right this moment, has done the institutional version of setting its Nike gear on fire by terminating its contract with the company, citing Nike’s controversial Colin Kaepernick ad.

Black Cops Tell National Police Organization: Nah, Bruh. We Support Kaepernick Black Cops Tell National Police Organization: Nah, Bruh. We Support Kaepernick

One day after a national organization representing police groups across America called for its members to boycott Nike for its support of Colin Kaepernick, a group of black police officers responded by telling the apparel company that they will keep copping the new Nikes.

Nike Trolls NFL With New Ad Featuring Colin Kaepernick, Set to Debut on Thursday Night Football Nike Trolls NFL With New Ad Featuring Colin Kaepernick, Set to Debut on Thursday Night Football

After upsetting a bunch of white nationalists snowflakes who only own Nike Monarchs or Marshalls clearance-rack joints, Nike announced that the face of the Black Lives Movement in sports, the first kneeler for black rights, the undisputed heavyweight champion of trying to stop the overpolicing of black and brown…

Pennsylvania GOP Official Resigns After Calling Protesting NFL Players 'Baboons' and 'Ignorant Blacks' on Facebook Pennsylvania GOP Official Resigns After Calling Protesting NFL Players 'Baboons' and 'Ignorant Blacks' on Facebook

A Republican official in Pennsylvania was forced to resign her post on Friday after it was revealed that she’d written Facebook posts in which she referred to NFL players protesting police brutality during the national anthem as “baboons,” according to The Beaver County Times.

Serena Williams Says Everyone Should Be 'Grateful and Honored' For Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid Serena Williams Says Everyone Should Be 'Grateful and Honored' For Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid

NFL free agents Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have gotten a major boost of support from the greatest athlete on the planet, Serena Williams.

Colin Kaepernick - 1, NFL - 0 Colin Kaepernick - 1, NFL - 0

Colin Kaepernick won the first of many fights in his legal battle against the NFL on Thursday when the arbitrator in the case denied the NFL’s request to dismiss the grievance entirely.

Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke Defends NFL Players Right to Kneel: ‘I Can Think of Nothing More American’ Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke Defends NFL Players Right to Kneel: ‘I Can Think of Nothing More American’

During a campaign appearance last week, Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke, who’s battling incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz, a.k.a. grownup Eddie Munster, for the U.S. Senate, answered a question about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem and if it was disrespectful.

The Last National Anthem The Last National Anthem

Aretha Franklin was not the Queen of Soul music.

Madden 19 Scrubbed Curse Words and Colin Kaepernick's Name Off Video Game's Soundtrack Madden 19 Scrubbed Curse Words and Colin Kaepernick's Name Off Video Game's Soundtrack

Colin Kaepernick’s name has been a hotbed of unchained blackness. It’s also been mentioned in the same league as some of the country’s most widely heralded civil rights leaders. In 2017, he was named GQ’s Citizen of the Year for his stance against police brutality against African Americans. In 2018, he was named …

It Must Suck to Be a Dallas Cowboys Fan Right About Now It Must Suck to Be a Dallas Cowboys Fan Right About Now

When I moved to D.C. in 2001, I decided to adopt the Washington RacistNames (real name Redskins, or Skins for short) as my NFL team and follow them exclusively. This was a fairly easy decision because short of the Oakland Raiders and mostly because of Bo Jackson, I never had a “team” per se. I was mostly a fan of…

Tennessee Titans Player Jurrell Casey Will Continue to Protest During Upcoming NFL Season Tennessee Titans Player Jurrell Casey Will Continue to Protest During Upcoming NFL Season

Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey doesn’t care what the NFL has planned for the upcoming season because he plans to protest the killings of unarmed black men, women and children during the national anthem and the football league can fine him and he still doesn’t care.

I’m Kind of Enjoying How Donald Trump Is Making the NFL Owners Eat Shit I’m Kind of Enjoying How Donald Trump Is Making the NFL Owners Eat Shit

The search for meaningful silver linings during Donald Trump’s presidency largely rests on the concept of maybe. 

Ava DuVernay Developing Comedy Series Based on Colin Kaepernick’s High School Experiences Ava DuVernay Developing Comedy Series Based on Colin Kaepernick’s High School Experiences

Prolific director and producer Ava DuVernay is currently working on a new TV comedy series that will be inspired by Colin Kaepernick’s high school years.

Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyer: Somebody Is Ready to Snitch on the NFL Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyer: Somebody Is Ready to Snitch on the NFL

The attorney for currently unemployed NFL stars and former San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid dropped a bomb Wednesday on CNN when he hinted that a witness in their collusion case against the powerful football league was ready to drop dime with concrete evidence proving that NFL owners conspired to…

NFL No-Knee Rule Blasted as Slap at Blacks NFL No-Knee Rule Blasted as Slap at Blacks

Opinion Writers Ask Whether Protest Isn’t Patriotic

Protesters Challenge NFL’s National Anthem Rule in Front of the Master’s House Protesters Challenge NFL’s National Anthem Rule in Front of the Master’s House

Tamika Mallory didn’t leave any wiggle room for misinterpretation when she took the mic after Minister Kirsten John Foy asked the crowd gathered in front of the NFL’s New York City headquarters to be respectful and not to use any foul language. Foy, Northwest regional director for the National Action Network, said…

The NFL Is an Internet Troll The NFL Is an Internet Troll

I did not realize it was Memorial Day weekend until two hours ago, when the server at the restaurant where I ate breakfast asked if I had any holiday plans.

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