Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag: Colin Kaepernick

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...

Gospel Artist Jonathan Nelson Talks New Music...

Gospel artist Jonathan Nelson opened up to Atlanta Black Star about his music as well as his support for free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He describes his...

‘I Ain’t Using That No More’ Grandstanding...

An Alabama pastor upset over Nike's "Just Do It" campaign featuring former footballer Colin Kaepernick took a pair of scissors to his Nike gear...

Ben Zahn, Mayor Who Ordered Nike Ban...

The mayor of a Louisiana city who prohibited the Parks and Recreation Department from purchasing Nike products decided to reverse his decision on Wednesday. Mayor...

Folks Gush Over Viral Photo of White...

Every now and again, social media provides some distraction from the daily divisive politics and racist rants. Such was the case of a photo...

Seal Beach Principal Apologizes for Calling Colin...

A California school official faced massive backlash after uploading an offensive Facebook post on Tuesday about former NFL player Colin Kaepernick. Nike's new "Just Do...

Teacher Blames Being Frustrated for Stating Black...

A high school teacher in Louisiana is facing discipline after penning a racist Facebook post attacking Nike's latest ad campaign featuring embattled NFL free...

2 Players Kneel for Anthem, Kaepernick Tweets...

DENVER (AP) — Colin Kaepernick called them his brothers. Dolphins teammates Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson were the only two players to kneel during the...

Nike Sales Increase Exponentially After Colin Kaepernick...

Nike's decision to endorse Colin Kaepernick for their new campaign advertisement sparked outrage among several consumers, but surprisingly the company's online sales have shot...

Louisiana Mayor Ben Zahn Initiates Department-Wide Ban...

A Louisiana mayor has sparked backlash after issuing a memorandum ordering the city's recreation department and booster clubs to not wear or purchase any...

Missouri College Refuses to Use Any More...

College of the Ozarks athletics teams will no longer dress in Nike gear in response to the company's new advertising campaign. The Missouri college, an...

Whoopi Goldberg Perfectly Rounds Out Schooling Session of...

Whoopi Goldberg had time Thursday after new conservative co-host Abby Huntsman continued her criticism of folks who kneel during the national anthem to protest...

Nike’s Kaepernick Ad to Air During NFL...

Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener Thursday...

50 Cent Clowns Kanye West, Floyd Mayweather...

While Colin Kaepernick continues to be praised by Black folks in the sports and entertainment world, Kanye West keeps getting dragged, and this time...

Whoopi Goldberg Gives Passionate Response to Co-Host...

Abby Huntsman's debut as the newest host of "The View" started with a bang this week after the former "Fox and Friends" host bumped...

Maryland Mayor Doubles Down on Controversial Kaepernick...

The mayor of La Plata received major backlash after calling for people to boycott Nike and then later backpedaled on her remarks. Mayor Jeannine James...

Tomi Lahren Slammed As ‘Narrow-Minded’ After Digging...

Conservative agitator Tomi Lahren reemphasized her disdain for Colin Kaepernick this week after Nike announced the former NFL star as the face of its...

LeBron James Says ‘African-American Women are the...

NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's...