Why They Kneel: Denver’s Mile High Inequality Vs. Kansas City, the Chiefs of Injustice

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind racial disparities in the two cities represented in the National Football League’s premiere matchup—Monday Night Football.

Kansas City Reporter Lisa Benson Says She Was Fired From TV Station for Sharing an Article About White Privilege

Earlier this year, Ruby Hamad wrote an article that struck a nerve. “How white women use strategic tears to silence women of colour,” published by the Guardian, delved into the ways white women weaponized their emotions against their women of color counterparts when they aired legitimate grievances.