16 Oct 2017

Week 6: Guide To NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem

Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who started the movement of taking a knee during the anthem, filed a “grievance” against the National Football League. He alleged owners colluded to prevent him from playing another NFL game because he engaged in protest. “If the NFL (as well as

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10 Oct 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Black Is’ by The Last Poets

The NFL commissioner and owners of NFL teams are moving at this hour to restrict and clamp down on football players, who are predominantly black, so they do not protest during the national anthem. This is happening as former coaches like Mike Ditka babble on about not knowing of any

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08 Oct 2017

Week 5: Guide To NFL Players Who Protested During National Anthem

Vice President Mike Pence engaged in a brazenly shoddy political stunt that likely rejuvenated kneeling protests by NFL players during the national anthem. Pence attended the San Franciso 49ers vs. Indianopolis Colts game. He left right after the anthem and suggested it had something to do with players from the

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Oakland Raiders players kneel during the National Anthem. Photo by Keith Allison on Flickr.
25 Sep 2017

A Team-By-Team Guide To NFL Players Who Protested National Anthem In Week 3

In the NFL’s third week, players responded to Trump’s comments against those who kneel during the national anthem to protest injustice and systemic racism.

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Screen shot of cover of "Long Shot" published by Haymarket Books
30 Mar 2017

Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphs And Struggles Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’

Decades before the NFL blackballed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his activism and political speech, the NBA blackballed Craig Hodges.

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Colin Kaepernick, Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers football team. Photo by brookward on Flickr.
29 Aug 2016

Colin Kaepernick’s Protest For Black Lives Met With Nationalistic Outrage

Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, faced the flames for his conscious decision to remain seated during the national anthem.

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