Blacklisted: Smithsonian Honors Kaepernick As NAACP Calls For NFL Boycott

Blacklisted: Smithsonian Honors Kaepernick As NAACP Calls For NFL Boycott

Earlier this week, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History announced that they will feature several Colin Kaepernick artifacts in an upcoming exhibit. Damion Thomas, the museum’s sports curator, told USA Today: “The National Museum of African American History and Culture has nearly 40,000 items in our collection. The Colin Kaepernick collection is in line with […]

Shaun King’s Boycotting the NFL For Their Treatment of Kaepernick

Shaun King’s Boycotting the NFL For Their Treatment of Kaepernick

Daily News columnist Shaun King announced this week that he’s boycotting the NFL for their “blatant bigotry and anti-blackness”, as well as it’s alleged blacklisting of Colin Kaepernick. On Tuesday, King wrote [via New York Daily News]: “I won’t be watching the NFL this year. I can’t, in good conscience, support this league, with many of its […]

Anthem Protests Hit The NBA, Republican Candidate Responds “f*** Black Lives Matter”

Anthem Protests Hit The NBA, Republican Candidate Responds “f*** Black Lives Matter”

It appears “Kaepernick Fever” has reached the NBA. The league’s regular season just started and there have already been two heavily-publicized anthem protests. Most recently, singer Sevyn Streeter was denied the chance to perform the national anthem after she showed-up wearing a basketball jersey with the words “We Matter” printed on it. During an interview with The Associated Press, […]

Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger Suspended for Racist Tweets

Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger Suspended for Racist Tweets

The Seattle Mariners reserve catcher Steve Clevenger has landed in hot water after he sent out a series of offensive tweets. On Thursday night, following the protests in Charlotte, Clevenger fired off several unfiltered tweets that ended up costing him the season. You can see the screenshots below: Clevenger deleted the posts quickly, but the damage was […]

Richard Sherman Delivers Heartfelt Speech On Racial Justice

Richard Sherman Delivers Heartfelt Speech On Racial Justice

Following yesterday’s violent protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks declined to take questions during his weekly news conference. Instead, Sherman took the opportunity to voice his support for the Black Lives Matter movement and Kaepernick’s anthem protests. Here’s a transcript of Sherman’s statements (via ESPN): “I’m not going to answer any […]