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Dopeness: Colin Kaepernick Surfaces After NFL’s Trump Protests

*With Donald Trump’s attack on NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem still in the headlines, the quarterback who got it all started was spotted in New York City today and remained quiet about all the hubbub. TMZ posted video Monday of free agent Colin Kaepernick and his girlfriend, Nessa, on their way into a gym, […]

Browns/Giants: Cleveland Players Take Knee During Anthem; Odell Beckham Jr. Injured

*Players from both sidelines made news for dropping to their knees during Monday night’s preseason game between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants. Several Browns players took a knee in prayer during the national anthem, and Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was caught on camera kneeling in pain while headed to the locker […]

Sevyn Streeter Explains Return to 76ers for National Anthem after Being Dropped (Video)

*Remember when Sevyn Streeter’s national anthem performance before the season opener of the Philadelphia 76ers was cancelled because of her pro-black “We Matter” jersey? Was suppose to sing the anthem at @sixers & @okcthunder game but mins b4 @sixers said I couldn’t because I was wearing a “We Matter” jersey pic.twitter.com/wjoJN3rq0r — Sevyn (@sevyn) October […]

‘They Wonder Why We Take the Stances We Take’: NFL’s Brandon Marshall Posts Racist Letter he Received

*Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall – who followed Colin Kaepernick’s lead in taking a knee during the national anthem to protest America’s racism and inequality – shared on Instagram Friday a vile, racist letter that ironically speaks to his reason for protesting. “The hatred by some against people of color is one of the reasons we are where we’re at in the […]

Sevyn Streeter’s National Anthem Cancelled by 76ers over ‘We Matter’ Jersey (Watch)

*Sevyn Streeter was all set to perform the national anthem at the Philadelphia 76ers’ season opening game on Wednesday (Oct. 26) against Oklahoma City, but the singer says she was told that she couldn’t because of her t-shirt. Streeter tweeted a video showing her “We Matter” jersey that was deemed too controversial. “I’m at the 76ers […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Regrets Calling Kaepernick’s Protest ‘Dumb’ and ‘Arrogant’

*Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is now regretting her criticism of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Asked by Yahoo’s Katie Couric what she thought of the player’s refusal to stand for the national anthem in protest of America’s race problem, RBG called his decision “dumb” and “disrespectful.” In her interview with Couric, Ginsburg said of the national anthem […]