Tag: Colin Kaepernick

Yes, Baby, Yes: Remember That Shelved Controversial Black-ish Episode? It’s Now Available on Hulu

Black-ish (2014-present) ; Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis LeeScreenshot: ABC/YouTube, Board Books 2020 is unprecedented-ish. Remember back in 2017, a mysterious Black-ish episode titled “Please, Baby, Please” (based on the Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee children’s book of the same name) became wrapped in some controversy because of its reported […]

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Colin Kaepernick To Be Honored With Prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award

Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick has been a fierce advocate for social justice and the Know Your Rights Camp founder will be honored for his contributions in the fight for equality. According to CBS News, Kaepernick will be one of the recipients of the 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award. The […]

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US Navy to Investigate Video of a Kaepernick Stand-In Being Used in an Attack Dog Demonstration at Navy SEALS Museum

Screenshot: Twitter Video The Navy SEALS museum in Fort Pierce, Fla., is under investigation after video surfaced of a Colin Kaepernick stand-in being used for an attack dog demonstration. Advertisement NBC News reports that the videos were shared over the weekend on documentary filmmaker Billy Corben’s Twitter account and showed attack dogs attacking a white […]

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I’ve Stopped Crying Tears of Joy Long Enough to Recap the NBA Restart

Photo: Mike Ehrmann (Getty Images) It’s back! No, seriously. It’s here. It’s finally here. One hundred forty-one days after the NBA shut down due to the coronavirus, the only thing on planet Earth that’s better than crab legs or cracked pepper made its triumphant return. Here are some takeaways from re-opening night. Advertisement Social Justice […]

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The NFL Unveils Its Master Plan to ‘Help Conquer Racism’ With a Stencil. No, Really

Photo: Kirk Irwin (Getty Images) Here I was thinking that I’d have to spend the rest of my days ducking from disproportionate jail sentences, Donald Trump’s Twitter feed and the KKK, but it would appear that after hundreds of years of torment and generational trauma, the NFL might’ve finally found the cure for racism. Advertisement […]

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Colin Kaepernick Lands Partnership With Disney

Activist and athlete Colin Kaepernick has evolved into a leading voice for the empowerment of disenfranchised communities and he’s on a mission to ensure that stories of those who have been marginalized are brought to the forefront. After being appointed to join Medium’s board to amplify the stories of Black and Brown communities, he recently […]

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Netflix Series To Highlight Colin Kaepernick’s Coming Of Age Story

Colin Kaepernick has been at the forefront of social activism in sports and a television project will take a deeper look at the experiences that shaped him into the changemaker he is today. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a new series about Kaepernick’s upbringing is coming to Netflix. The six-episode Netflix series from @Ava will […]

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