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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.

Looks Like I’ll Be Sitting Out the NFL Again Next Season (and the Season After That, Etc.) Looks Like I’ll Be Sitting Out the NFL Again Next Season (and the Season After That, Etc.)

It was much easier to boycott the NFL last season than I anticipated. For one, I underestimated how much I’d enjoy having my Sundays back. Also, my NFL fandom belongs to a team with a racist name that also happens to suck more often than not, so boycotting because the NFL blackballed Colin Kaepernick was as much “Why…

Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Just Proved NFL Teams Believed He Was Good Enough to Start, so Why Doesn’t He Have a Job? Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Case Just Proved NFL Teams Believed He Was Good Enough to Start, so Why Doesn’t He Have a Job?

Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance claiming that NFL owners colluded to keep him out of the NFL. Team owners and several sports pundits who aren’t fans of the Movement for Black Lives claimed that Kaepernick’s days as a starting quarterback were behind him.

‘Highly Offended’ White Teacher Kicked My 9-Year-Old Son Out of Class for Taking Knee During Pledge ‘Highly Offended’ White Teacher Kicked My 9-Year-Old Son Out of Class for Taking Knee During Pledge

When my 9-year-old son told me that he had been thrown out of his fourth-grade class for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance, I was mildly surprised by his actions, but furious with his teachers.

I Took a Knee for the Anthem Before an Alumni Basketball Game ... but I Just Felt Silly I Took a Knee for the Anthem Before an Alumni Basketball Game ... but I Just Felt Silly

I am currently still recovering from the alumni basketball game I played in last weekend, a process that, considering how my back and knee(s) and throat and chest and spleen feel right now, will likely last until June (of 2019). I am hydrating frequently; I am taking longer-than-usual showers; I’ve developed an…

The NFL Is Being Guided by an Immoral Compass The NFL Is Being Guided by an Immoral Compass

In 1958, Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Some 60 years later, the NFL has shown that the moral compass guiding it is bending on an arc toward a potential unjust blackballing of Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid for protesting against systemic…

Donald Trump Apparently Thinks Putting Kanye West in a Room With Colin Kaepernick Can Solve Racism Donald Trump Apparently Thinks Putting Kanye West in a Room With Colin Kaepernick Can Solve Racism

The Donald Trump adviser who solved Chicago’s violence problem in early 2017 by speaking to some of the city’s “top gang thugs” has received approval from the White House to invite Kanye West, Colin Kaepernick, Jim Brown and Mike Tyson to a summit to discuss race in America.

Leaked Meeting Audio Proves NFL Owners Worried About Appeasing White Fans, While Players Worried About Kaepernick, Black Lives Leaked Meeting Audio Proves NFL Owners Worried About Appeasing White Fans, While Players Worried About Kaepernick, Black Lives

An October meeting between National Football League owners, players and league executives to discuss player protests and President Donald Trump’s bashing of the league because of players protests was supposed to be confidential.

Don’t Disrespect Our Anthems: 6 Black Songs Off-Limits to Taylor Swift and Other White Musicians Don’t Disrespect Our Anthems: 6 Black Songs Off-Limits to Taylor Swift and Other White Musicians

When I first called the Department of Homeland Security to report Taylor Swift for suspected terrorist activity, the federal agents hung up on me just as I was explaining why I didn’t consider Swift’s remake of “September” an attack on the legendary band Earth, Wind & Fire so much as I regarded it an assault on the…

The Seattle Seahawks Pass on Colin Kaepernick to Sign a Quarterback Who Has Never Played in an NFL Game The Seattle Seahawks Pass on Colin Kaepernick to Sign a Quarterback Who Has Never Played in an NFL Game

Just one day after news broke that the Seattle Seahawks had postponed former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s visit with the team over his commitment to the Movement for Black Lives, the team has reportedly signed quarterback Stephen Morris, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Seattle Seahawks Postpone Colin Kaepernick Workout Over the Former Quarterback’s Protest Stance: Report  Seattle Seahawks Postpone Colin Kaepernick Workout Over the Former Quarterback’s Protest Stance: Report 

Colin Kaepernick was set to work out with the Seattle Seahawks this week, but team officials decided to “postpone” (read: cancel) the trip after Kaepernick would not commit to stopping his protest during the national anthem against the killings of unarmed black men, women and children by police.

NFL Safety Eric Reid Met With the Cincinnati Bengals and Everything Was Going Great Until They Got to the Protests  NFL Safety Eric Reid Met With the Cincinnati Bengals and Everything Was Going Great Until They Got to the Protests 

If you don’t believe that former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being whiteballed by the NFL, then look no farther than Eric Reid. While there have been questions about Kaepernick’s style of play not fitting with different teams, there have been no questions about Reid’s ability to play football. In…

Colin Kaepernick Gets His Day: Former Quarterback Deposed in NFL Collusion Complaint Colin Kaepernick Gets His Day: Former Quarterback Deposed in NFL Collusion Complaint

NFL owners conspired to keep former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick out of the league. We know it. The world knows it. Now all Kaepernick has to do is prove that NFL owners did, in fact, work to keep him unemployed.

How Sway? RG3 Just Got Signed to the Baltimore Ravens and Colin Kaepernick Still Doesn’t Have a Job? How Sway? RG3 Just Got Signed to the Baltimore Ravens and Colin Kaepernick Still Doesn’t Have a Job?

Colin Kaepernick needs to walk into the National Football League’s hearings on whether or not team owners colluded to keep him out of the NFL and present the news that Robert Griffin III has been signed by the Baltimore Ravens to back up 11-year veteran Joe Flacco.

Is It a Coincidence That Today’s Most Outspoken Black Male Athletes Are Married to Black Women? (Hint: Nah) Is It a Coincidence That Today’s Most Outspoken Black Male Athletes Are Married to Black Women? (Hint: Nah)

In 2005, Kanye West articulated the perceived inevitability of successful black men leaving black women for white women in “Gold Digger”—a song 1) in which he was speaking specifically to black women and 2) that he created while he was likely dating either Alexis Phifer or Brooke Crittendon (actual black women).…

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