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How Ben & Jerry’s Ensured That Colin Kaepernick Would Have a Presence at Super Bowl LV

*Colin Kaepernick’s activism is being celebrated in a mural and on billboards throughout Tampa ahead of Super Bowl LV. It’s all part of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s partnership with Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Their goal is to raise awareness about police violence and systemic racism against Black and brown people, the issues that prompted […]

Jaden Michael Set to Play Colin Kaepernick in Netflix’s ‘Colin in Black & White’

*Netflix has announced that Jaden Michael will star as a young Colin Kaepernick during his formative high school years in “Colin in Black & White” Michael’s past credits include Todd Haynes’ drama Wonderstruck, Baz Lurhmann’s critically acclaimed, The Get Down, and the indie feature, Custody alongside Viola Davis and Ellen Burstyn. Most recently, Michael starred […]

Nike’s New Kaepernick ‘Icon Jersey’ Sells Out in Under 1 Minute (Video)

*Nike unveiled the 2.0 version of its Colin Kaepernick Icon Jersey at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 17. By 10:01 a.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 17,  the jerseys were all sold out. Many of them immediately popped up on eBay, selling for way more than the Swoosh’s $150 price tag. The jersey’s triple-black colorway […]

Roger Goodell to Colin Kaepernick: ‘I Wish We had Listened Earlier’ (Watch)

*NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to express regret over the way he and the league treated Colin Kaepernick in 2016 when the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback peacefully protested during the national anthem. Appearing on former NFL player Emmanuel Acho’s social media video series “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” Goodell was asked by Acho […]

Dr. Fauci and Colin Kaepernick to be Honored with RFK Ripple of Hope Award

Fauci and Kaepernick

*Dr. Anthony Fauci and Colin Kaepernick are both being honored with the 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope award.  As noted by MSN.com, the award is given to leaders who demonstrate a commitment to social change. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is also the recipient of the Presidential Medal of […]

Mike Ditka: ‘If You Can’t Respect Our National Anthem, Get the Hell Out of the Country (Watch)

*Mike Ditka is back railing against athletes who kneel during the National Anthem to protest police brutality and systemic racism. The NFL dinosaur tells TMZ Sports that he wouldn’t allow any kneeling during the anthem in his new women’s football league, the tackle-football organization previously known as the Legends Football League. “If you can’t respect our national anthem, […]

Colin Kaepernick Inks First-look Disney Deal with Focus on Social Justice

*Colin Kaepernick has inked a first-look deal with Disney that will allow his Ra Vision Media to create projects that focus on race, social justice, and equity.  The partnership will also spotlight Black and Brown content creators.  Here are the details from ESPN’s release: The Walt Disney Company today announced an overall first-look deal with […]

Netflix Announces Series Based on Colin Kaepernick’s High School Years

*Colin Kaepernick has teamed with Ava DuVernay for a new scripted series for Netflix titled “Black & White.” The six-episode scripted show examines the early years of the athlete with the former NFL quarterback lending his voice for narration, per Sports Illustrated. The show will highlight key events of his youth that helped shape the […]

Harry Edwards to Urge Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Colin Kaepernick (Watch)

Harry Edwards

*Civil rights activist Dr. Harry Edwards believes that Colin Kaepernick not only deserves another opportunity in the NFL, he should also be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, “given what he has incited not only in this country, but around the world in terms of social justice and so forth.” Edwards said the comments on […]