Matt Barnes Leads Stephon Clark Protest, Starts Scholarship For Victim’s Children

Matt Barnes Leads Stephon Clark Protest, Starts Scholarship For Victim’s Children

Bay Area native and former NBA player Matt Barnes made headlines this week after he helped lead demonstrations following the murder of 22-year old Stephon Clark. Clark (22) was shot 8 times by Sacramento police, primarily in his back.Barnes told protesters that “It’s more than color. It comes down to wrong and right”. He also […]

Kaepernick Will Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Kaepernick Will Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

On Thursday, Sports Illustrated announced that Colin Kaepernick will receive the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award this year. The award is given to individuals “whose career in athletics has directly or indirectly impacted the world” and it will be presented to the former 49ers quarterback at their annual ceremony in New York on Tuesday. In their […]

Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

On Monday, November 27, the Golden State star sat down for an interview with San Jose’s Mercury News. In the piece, Durant discussed his 10 year history in the NBA and the state of race-relations across the country. Durant told writer Logan Murdock that he’s had an “awakening” since moving to the Bay area: “Just […]

Athletes Are Ready to Stand Up, But The NBA’s Anti-Protest Policy Is Shackling Players

Athletes Are Ready to Stand Up, But The NBA’s Anti-Protest Policy Is Shackling Players

As we’ve mentioned before, the NBA currently has rules against protesting during the national anthem. At the beginning of the season, they sent out a memo reminding the players that they will be heavily penalized if they break those rules. Luckily, that hasn’t stop people from coming up with their own ways to protests. For […]

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