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Teams in the NFL did not have any intentions of signing Colin Kaepernick. According to a report by Pro Football Talk, teams only showed interest in Kaepernick as a media ploy. Following the death of George Floyd, the NFL began to speak out against racial injustice and appeared to make an effort to provide funding…

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The NFL is catching heat after the National Football League Players Association listed Colin Kaepernick as “retired” on its website. The updated listing caught the attention of Kaepernick’s girlfriend, Nessa Diab, who put the league on blast by posting it on social media Friday evening, May 22, 2020. “Colin did NOT retire,” Diab wrote, in…

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Jay-Z’s deal with the NFL continues to provoke heated debate on social media. Nearly one week after the Brooklyn-born rapper announced a partnership with the NFL through his Roc Nation company, whether Jay-Z made the right or wrong decision remains a hot topic of conversation. On Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, rapper Freddie Gibbs took things…

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Jay-Z is receiving praise and backlash over his new partnership with the National Football League. The Brooklyn-born rapper and entrepreneur agreed to team up with the NFL to oversee some of the league’s entertainment options and social justice initiatives. However, some have issues with Jay-Z because Colin Kaepernick is not involved in the deal. One…

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Two days before Super Bowl LIII, a prominent mural of Colin Kaepernick was torn down in Atlanta. The mural, which was located on a building that stood across the street from Morehouse College, featured Kaepernick in an Atlanta Falcons uniform. But on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, the entire building was destroyed. Created…

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Stephen A. Smith doing a live ESPN segment at Wells Fargo Center (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for Steed Media Service)

Some believe that Stephen A. Smith has returned to the “Sunken Place.” During a segment of ESPN’s “First Take,” Smith went after Colin Kaepernick who tweeted a quote given by Jackie Robinson in regards to the national anthem. In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, Kaepernick tweeted Robinson’s words, “I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I…

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In 2017, the entire nation remained on edge mostly due to the political climate. Donald Trump’s first year in office was marred by multiple scandals, White House firings, and divisive messages that would have severe repercussions. The country reached a boiling point following the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.…

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Colin Kaepernick will not allow NFL owners to blackball him without fighting back. According to reports by Bleacher Report, Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the owners for collusion under the latest collective bargaining agreement. A statement by Kaepernick’s attorney, Mark Geragos, was recently released. “We can confirm that this morning we filed a grievance…

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