• Jay-Z explains sitting during National Anthem at Super Bowl LIV

    Jay-Z has a message for all those who believed he and his wife Beyoncé were engaging in a silent protest at this year’s Super Bowl: “It actually wasn’t. Sorry.” The couple received some criticism after TMZ posted video showing them and their 8-year-old daughter Blue Ivy sitting while Demi Lovato performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl […]

  • Demi Lovato will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl

    Demi Lovato announced Thursday that she’ll perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl LIV in Miami. The singer took to Instagram with the news, posting an official photo with the caption, “Singing the National Anthem at #SBLIV See you in Miami @NFL.” The announcement comes two days after revealing she will perform at the 2020 […]

  • Colin Kaepernick reveals what led him to risk his career kneeling for social justice

    It was ultimately a means of taking on police brutality and systemic racial injustice, but former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick says his decision to kneel in protest during the pregame National Anthem began with one man. Mario Woods. “The discussion happened shortly after the execution of Mario Woods,” Kaepernick told Paper magazine, a publication focusing on fashion and […]

  • Florida Sixth Grader Arrested After Confrontation Over the Pledge of Allegiance

    A sixth grader in Florida was arrested and charged with disrupting a school function and resisting an officer without violence after his refusal to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance escalated into a confrontation with police and school officials on Feb. 4, authorities said. A local news outlet, Bay News 9, reported that the confrontation began after […]

  • Colin Kaepernick agrees to settle collusion case against the NFL

    Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has settled his collusion lawsuit against the NFL, lawyers for the athlete and the league said Friday. Kaepernick and former teammate Eric Reid, who both took knees during the national anthem before games in 2016 in a protest against systematic racism, had filed suit against the league for […]

  • Wisconsin GOP spikes Colin Kaepernick’s name from Black History Month resolution

    Wisconsin Republicans stripped Colin Kaepernick’s name from a resolution recognizing Black History Month, saying the former NFL quarterback was too controversial to be included. The state legislature’s Black Caucus drafted the resolution, which named several African-American leaders — including the Wisconsin-born Kaepernick, who famously kneeled during the national anthem while on the San Francisco 49ers to protest […]

  • 49ers Cheerleader Kneels During National Anthem

    A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader was spotted kneeling during the national anthem at Thursday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. The nationally televised game was held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began a wave of protests by National Football League players two seasons ago, kneeling during the anthem to protest […]

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