Tag: Kaepernick, Colin

Questions About Kaepernick Hover Over Jay-Z’s Deal With the N.F.L.

Last week, Colin Kaepernick wrote on Twitter: “5 am. 5 days a week. For 3 years. Still Ready.” A 59-second video linked to the post showed Kaepernick working in a gym, lifting weights and doing push-ups. When the video ends, “Denied work for 889 days” appeared on the screen. The video, which had been viewed […]

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U.S. Fencer, Race Imboden, Takes a Knee at Pan-American Games

The United States fencer Race Imboden took a knee at the awards ceremony of the Pan-American Games on Friday, a silent protest that officials said could have consequences. Mr. Imboden, 26, said in an interview on Sunday that he had been “pretty nervous” to kneel at the ceremony but that he felt very strongly about […]

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Man Assaulted Boy at Rodeo for Refusing to Remove Hat for Anthem, Officials Say

A Montana man is facing a felony charge for assaulting a 13-year-old boy who he said refused to remove his cap for the national anthem at a county rodeo — a confrontation that the authorities said left the teenager bleeding from his ears and with a skull fracture. The man, Curt James Brockway, 39, of […]

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What Is Nancy Pelosi Thinking?

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher Is consumer activism an effective political strategy? Has corporate America become a force for social liberalism? This week on “The Argument,” the columnists talk “woke capitalism.” Ross Douthat thinks the burgeoning phenomenon reflects a […]

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Nike Pulls ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker After Criticism of Slavery-Era Imagery

Nike has canceled the release of a sneaker that featured the 13-star “Betsy Ross flag,” igniting the latest flare-up in the nation’s culture wars and causing the governor of Arizona to order the withdrawal of funding for a planned multimillion-dollar Nike factory in that state. The decision was reportedly prompted by Colin Kaepernick, the former […]

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