Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: Colin Kaepernick

Rihanna Stands with Kaepernick, Reportedly Won’t Perform...

Those hoping to get a Super Bowl halftime performance from Rihanna in February will be sorely disappointed. The "Wild Thoughts" singer has reportedly declined to hit the...

Police Reportedly Allowed Amber Guyger Time to...

The social media accounts of fired Dallas officer Amber Guyger have come into question amid reports that police allowed Guyger ample time to scrub...

Simone Biles Calls Out New USA Gymnastics...

Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics interim president and CEO Mary Bono. Bono was appointed Friday to hold...

49ers Apologize for Leaving Kaepernick Photos out...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are apologizing for initially leaving Colin Kaepernick out of a photo gallery celebrating the team's...

Arkansas Sheriff Allegedly Mocks Kaepernick by Forcing...

An Arkansas sheriff is pushing back against allegations he forced inmates to wear Nike T-shirts in their mugshots to mock Nike and former NFL...

Saints Running Back Alvin Kamara Makes Headlines...

All eyes were on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees Monday night as he broke the NFL record for career passing yards against the Washington...

Amanda Seales Has Questions for White Women...

Amanda Seales is taking issue with the call for women to begin kneeling during the national anthem. The "Insecure" actress used her Instagram Story...

Bishop Talbert Swan Slams White Feminists for...

Activist Bishop Talbert Swan didn't hold back in his fiery rebuke of liberal white feminists he's accused of "hijacking" Black social movements for their...

Reid Kneels, Says Kaepernick ‘Robbed’ of Dream...

Panthers Safety Reid Kneels in His First Game Back in NFL, Says Kaepernick Has Been 'Robbed' by League CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Reid called...

NYPD Officer Says His Support for Colin...

A Black officer of the New York Police Department said he was denied a promotion because of his support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback...

Eric Reid Remains Undecided on Protests But...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Reid isn't planning on giving up his fight against racial injustice in America or his battle with the NFL. He...

Rhode Island Town Backs Off on Nike...

North Smithfield Town Council in Rhode Island backtracked on its decision to protest Nike products over a controversial ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The...

Eric Reid Is Back In the NFL,...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Reid is getting another shot in the NFL. The Carolina Panthers on Thursday have signed the free agent safety to...

Folks Split Over Jesse Williams’ Apology for...

Jesse Williams has now issued an apology for the memes he shared in the promotion of his upcoming Emmett Till film, "Till," which he's directing. The activist and...

‘Let’s Fix This Problem’ Father’s Photo Highlights...

A Florida man captured doing the tedious, and sometimes messy, task of changing a child's diaper in a public restroom says it's time fathers...

California Barber Who Hung Kaepernick Doll from...

The owner of a California barbershop is apologizing after someone shared a photo of a doll depicting former NFL star Colin Kaepernick with a...

Jesse Williams Deletes Offending Memes of Emmett...

Activist and "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams drew the ire of Twitter users Monday when he tweeted two memes promoting his upcoming Emmett Till movie that likened his...

Harvard Black Culture Awards to Honor Kaepernick,...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their...

Nike Warns Customers About Fake Coupon for...

Nike alerted consumers and their employees about a bogus coupon that's offering minorities massive in-store discounts. The fake online token located on 4chan has Colin Kaepernick's...

‘Black-ish’ Star Jenifer Lewis Wears Nike Sweatshirt...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys. Tiffany Haddish was her own kind of goddess...

Mississippi’s Department of Public Safety Refuses to...

The public safety commissioner of Mississippi announced on Saturday that state officers will discontinue purchasing Nike merchandise because of the company's new advertisement campaign. The...