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Colin Kaepernick slammed the NFL during opening day on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, saying its social justice initiatives amounted to nothing more than “propaganda” and are flagrantly hypocritical. How is it possible, Kaepernick questioned on Twitter, that the NFL cares about social justice and racial equality and yet allegedly is blackballing his friend Eric Reid?…

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admits he and the NFL owners mishandled the explosive Colin Kaepernick issue of kneeling during the national anthem back in 2016. Goodell made the contrite statement during an interview on the popular YouTube show “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man” with creator and former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho. Goodell says he…

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Fans find it fascinating, if not a touch peculiar, to see the radical reversal of opinion of exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick from certain pockets of mainstream America. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “welcome” Kaepernick back into the league if someone wants to sign him. Not long thereafter, the San Diego Chargers and the…

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Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera is swimming uphill against the powerful NFL currents by declaring that he supports players who peacefully protest by kneeling during the national anthem.  Rivera is boldly bucking the nonnegotiable and unilateral stance adopted by NFL owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell that prohibits kneeling. Rivera says the players are exercising…

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Jack Dorsey has donated $3 million to Colin Kaepernick‘s Know Your Rights campaign. The Twitter CEO has pledged the huge sum to a new fund called Start Small, and the money will go towards the NFL quarterback’s campaign to “advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization to elevate…

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NFL superstar and New Orleans legend Drew Brees ignited a firestorm of controversy when he said he opposes kneeling during the national anthem, inciting an onslaught of bare-knuckled criticism from current and former athletes. Without saying his name, Brees is referencing exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began sitting and then started kneeling during the playing…

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The Weeknd is using his platform for good by speaking out about injustices and funding causes and organizations working to alleviate them. After the inhumane treatment George Floyd suffered at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, which ultimately lead to his tragic death, the 39-year-old Canadian singer made a huge donation to several organizations fighting for…

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A parody site falsely reported Colin Kaepernick signing to an NFL team. On April 9, Kaepernick began trending on social media after a parody ESPN site posted the misinformation. The site claimed that the New York Jets made the announcement and signed Kaepernick to a 1-year deal worth $9 million. However, the news proved to…

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You would think that exiled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick would have a place in the revived XFL football league. However, the average XFL contract is a relatively paltry $55,000, far below the salary Kaepernick was accustomed to when he made $40 million over his six seasons in the NFL. And since the two sides could not come…

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