Tag: Colin Kaepernick

A Conspiracy of Whiteness: Did an ESPN Insider’s Email Inadvertently Reveal How the NFL Blackballed Colin Kaepernick?

Advertisement Think about it—during contentious secret negotiations between the most powerful league in sports and the majority-Black players union led by a Black man, Schefter allowed a representative of the white billionaire owners to dictate the public narrative. Of course, most reporters curate personal relationships as sources, and Schefter is no different. But tilting the […]

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Examining Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Complicated Legacy On Race

NewsOne Featured Video Source: MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images / Getty UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ET, Oct. 14, 2021 — Originally published: Sept. 18, 2020 Ruth Bader Ginsburg died more than a year ago, but a new report has revived criticism of her perception when it came to the topic of race. The second […]

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Does Gruden’s Racist Emails Prove Kaepernick Was Right About NFL?

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Carmen Mandato / Getty Former NFL coach Jon Gruden resigned Monday night as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails surfaced of him using homophobic, racist and misogynistic language. The emails were uncovered by the New York Times during a seven-year investigation of workplace misconduct at the Washington Football […]

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Dr. Dre Will Be Joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar for Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show

Dr. Dre Will Be Joined by Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar for Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show “On February 13, 2022, at the Super Bowl LVI in Inglewood, California, in the new SoFi Stadium, Dr. Dre, a musical visionary from Compton, Snoop Dogg, an icon from Long Beach and Kendrick Lamar, […]

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Former NFL Star Dez Bryant Calls Out Kaepernick For Not Having A Call To Action In His Protest

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Shareif Ziyadat / Getty Former NFL wide receiver Dez Bryant recently joined the I AM ATHLETE podcast to talk about his life after the NFL. During the interview, he criticized Colin Kaepernick’s protest saying it lacked a true call to action. During the interview, the podcast crew and Bryant discussed a […]

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