Tag Archives: Colin Kaepernick

Eminem bodied Trump during his #HipHopAwards cypher

(CNN) In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem “came to stomp,” unleashing on the President in an explosive 4.5 minute freestyle — which aired during Tuesday night’s BET Hip Hop … Continue reading

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Dallas sportscaster on NFL players taking a knee: “All of us should protest how black Americans are treated”

Sportscaster Dale Hansen of Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA—whose excellent work we have shouted out before—offered a beautifully strong and clear defense of the national anthem protests on his segment tonight. Hansen, a Vietnam veteran, takes down the idea that the … Continue reading

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Dolphins safety Michael Thomas get emotional when talking about Trump calling him “a son of a bitch”

Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas said he had to take action to make the world a better place for his daughter after President Trump attacked NFL players like him who kneel during the national anthem. Thomas became emotional while talking … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | #TakeAKnee ‘til change comes…..

1. #TakeAKnee is a movement started last year by NFL player Colin Kaepernick. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, 29, began kneeling during the national anthem last NFL season as a demonstration to protest (police brutally killing unarmed black men) the current treatment … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Trump calls NFL Players Who Kneel a “Son of a Bitch”

President Trump told a crowd at a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange (R) on Friday night that they should “pick up and leave” NFL games if they see players kneeling during the national anthem. “When people like yourselves … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy Saturday, Everyone. Enjoy your weekend and stay safe with family and friends Colin Kaepernick is a real American Read the article in its entirety here.

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Saturday Open Thread | Santa Clara Police threaten to boycott games over Kaepernick’s protest

The union for the police force that patrols San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium threatened to not work home games over Colin Kaepernick’s continued protest of the national anthem, according to a published report. The Santa Clara Police Officers’ Association said … Continue reading

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