The National Football League’s annual trade carousel has officially reached top speed, and with it, the owners and general managers of America’s most watched sporting league are quietly instituting a new directive to its black players:
The Root 100 honoree Michael Bennett is not only an NFL star as a Seattle Seahawks defensive end but also an activist, author and philanthropist. Here’s why sports does not define him and why he refuses to stay in his lane. Watch the video above.
Michael Bennett is proving, once and for all, that the NFL protests during the national anthem have nothing to do with veterans.
Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett says the issue of Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment needs to be addressed before players and the league can move forward with talks on how to work together on social causes.
Shockingly, the officers who NFL player Michael Bennett said held a gun to his head for no reason (well, besides his being black) will face no disciplinary charges, the Las Vegas sheriff announced Friday.
Today in politricks: Conservative social media accounts are pushing a fake image of the Seattle Seahawks burning the star-spangled banner in their locker room in an attempt to stoke more anger toward the NFL.
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says that he was terrified during his encounter with Las Vegas Metropolitan police officers on Aug. 27, and he plans to sue the department for what he considers to be an incident that started because of the color of his skin.
Despite police attempts to flip the script, there are those who continue to seek justice in the case of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett Jr., who was held at gunpoint by Las Vegas police for being black and “in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
Updated Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, 9:30 p.m. EDT: Because the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is looking for ways to prove that Michael Bennett somehow deserved the treatment he got from its officers 12 days ago, the department now says that it is investigating whether or not he was involved in an altercation…
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett penned an open letter claiming that he was racially profiled and stopped by Las Vegas police after the Floyd Mayweather-vs.-Conor McGregor fight Aug. 26. According to Bennett’s Twitter post, he was leaving the T-Mobile Arena when he and others in the crowd heard what they…
My mother loves Michael Harriot. I know this, not because she has told me thousands of times, but because she has loved me. She kisses me on my cheek. She hugs me tighter than Young Thug wears his skinny jeans. We have long, meandering phone conversations. She praises me for every little thing I do well. She…
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is calling for a boycott of the Seattle Times after the newspaper published a scathing opinion article calling the outspoken NFL star “immature.”