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Former President Barack Obama congratulated NBA players with the Milwaukee Bucks for boycotting their game on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2020, to protest the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Blake, who is Black, was shot multiple times during an encounter with several White officers on Sunday, Aug. 23. The shooting has sparked…

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(Photo by Rashad Milligan for Steed Media Services) Boston Celtics guard/forward Jaylen Brown warms up at shootaround in Philips Arena on Nov. 18. All NBA playoff games have been cancelled tonight in protest. The players of the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors were reportedly the first to consider boycotting the NBA playoffs. On Aug. 25,…

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Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein claims she was defamed by the ground-quaking “When They See Us” miniseries, writing in an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal that Ava DuVernay’s movie was “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” But Fairstein, a former New York County prosecutor-turned-best-selling writer, had ample…

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Gucci, perhaps one of the most recognizable names in high fashion, is in desperate damage control mode after a disastrous fail during Black History Month. At issue is a pullover sweater that features a cut out for the mouth with big red lips, making the wearer appear in blackface. However, when the images hit social…

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Now that Black Lives Matter organizers in Atlanta have called for n boycott of the 24-hour diner Waffle House chain, the popular eatery is all over social media. Surprisingly, many people who do not live in the Southeast have never even heard of Waffle House. However, in the South, everyone from truck drivers to musicians finishing a…

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Organizations under the Black Lives Matter movement in Atlanta have announced a national boycott at a press conference held at the Georgia corporate headquarters of Waffle House, the popular 24-hour diner chain. The boycott comes after a series of incidents at Waffle House locations in Alabama. Among those on hand to make the announcement were Dre…

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The Colin Kaepernick #TakeAKnee protest has taken out Papa John’s CEO and Founder John Schnatter. The company announced Schnatter will step down as CEO in January 2018 and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Steve Ritchie. The move comes after Schnatter publicly criticized NFL leadership over players who protested injustice by taking a knee during the…

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