Tamika Mallory didn’t leave any wiggle room for misinterpretation when she took the mic after Minister Kirsten John Foy asked the crowd gathered in front of the NFL’s New York City headquarters to be respectful and not to use any foul language. Foy, Northwest regional director for the National Action Network, said…
When my 9-year-old son told me that he had been thrown out of his fourth-grade class for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance, I was mildly surprised by his actions, but furious with his teachers.
The NFL would have you believe it woke up. After weeks of NFL owners trying to appease their players and their racist fans, too, the league has decided that players can continue to kneel during the national anthem to call attention to racial injustice without penalty.
The NFL, the proverbial messy bitch that loves drama, just a week after announcing that team owners would revisit rules about player conduct during the playing of the national anthem, has now decided to throw its weight behind a criminal-justice bill.
On Saturday the German soccer club Hertha Berlin took a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick and other U.S. athletes who have used the gesture to protest racial injustice.
The vice president of the United States wasted taxpayer dollars Sunday so he could stage his own mini protest against NFL players who exercised their constitutional right to peaceful protest by kneeling during the national anthem, and according to the current president, the vice president acted at his request.
What’s this strange phenomenon? Could it be ... good news? Be still my cold, battered heart.
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.
The “funny” thing about all this outrage over NFL players (and others) deciding not to stand or participate during the national anthem (or the Pledge of Allegiance) is that
white people are proving—whether purposely or not—that they know the protest isn’t about the anthem or veterans but about white supremacy.
Imagine being a major sports magazine doing a cover story on the players and team leaders who spoke up and spoke out on the issues of race and inequality, and the right to freedom of personal expression—just to leave out the player who is the reason these discussions are being had in the first place.
What is the First Amendment? Seems as if Parkway High School in Bossier Parish, La., may need a refresher because the principal of that school just issued a letter to parents Thursday saying that students will be suspended (and/or ultimately removed) from sports teams if they attempt to demonstrate in any way during…
An outraged Florida mother says that her 6-year-old son was publicly admonished for deciding to take a knee Monday during the recital of the Pledge of Allegiance, and now she is calling into question the way in which the school handled the incident.
The director of the Michigan State Police is catching heat after blasting NFL players who opt to take a knee to protest the continued racial injustice in this country with a strongly worded post on her Facebook page.
Updated Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 4:29 p.m. EDT: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed the Chicago Police Department’s decision to reprimand two black cops for taking a knee while in uniform this past weekend.
Looks like another bum is uninviting people from a place no one was going to anyway.
Law professors at Georgetown University want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to know he’s exactly the wrong one to talk about free speech. Sessions, the man Coretta Scott King warned us all about, will be at the university’s campus tonight to deliver his remarks.
Pharrell Williams headlined the Concert for Charlottesville on Sunday night and joined in protests of Donald Trump’s recent comments about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. The concert, an event hosted by Dave Matthews following the deadly protests that took place in the Virginia college town last…