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This week, the NFL once again confirmed that their value system - as an organization - is a dumpster fire of every problematic, misogynistic, and deeply racist stereotype.

The post Mandingos vs. Activists: Why the NFL embraces Reuben Foster after domestic violence allegations, but Colin Kaepernick is still out appeared first on theGrio.

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Because the NFL, much like America, is a fair place that doesn’t see color, there has to be another reason that Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid has been drug tested some six times since joining the team at the end of September.

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“One Sweet Day,” folks are going to get out of their “Emotions,” admit the real reason they’re so “Obsessed” with Colin Kaepernick and why they kneel, and recognize him as the “Hero” he’s been in making a portion of otherwise complacent NFL lovers more conscious about racism and police brutality.

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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Nessa Diab, News, NFL, Sports -

  Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend isn’t mincing any words when it comes to her disdain for the NFL, and wants the whole world to know that her beloved is still being blackballed by shot-callers in the league him. According to TMZ, this week, New York DJ and MTV host Nessa Diab gave her two cents after the […]

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  It appears that some of Mariah Carey’s white fans may have forgotten she’s half-African American. Recently, the 48-year-old singer posted a picture on Instagram happily standing next to Colin Kaepernick along with the message, “Such an honor to meet @kaepernick7 today!” Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure and political talking point ever since he and fellow […]

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These are the words of a billionaire owner of an NFL franchise, the words of the most (or second most behind Jerry Jones) influential owner in the league, the man whose team is led by a 41-year-old quarterback and a backup who probably isn’t even good enough to be fourth-string:

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Sonia Y.W. Pruitt was tired and fighting a cold, but she wasn’t having it. After a colleague informed her that another police organization had blasted Nike for featuring Colin Kaepernick in its new national advertising campaign in early September, she perked up and pushed back. Pruitt, the national chairwoman of the National Black Police Association […]

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A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader took a knee during the national anthem before Colin Kaepernick’s former team took on the Oakland Raiders Thursday night. We must identify this woman before it’s too late.

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A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers appeared to kneel during the playing of the national anthem ahead of the team’s home game against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night. Minutes before the 8:20 p.m. Eastern time kickoff, pictures began to surface online of the woman, who has yet to be identified, kneeling in the […]

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Nike’s big bet on Colin Kaepernick continues to pay off. After experiencing a major stock surge in stocks, search traffic and social media mentions after debuting their campaign with the NFL star-turned activist, the investment is proving to pay off in full, as their first piece of Kaep merchandise sold out within…

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Monday 10.22.18 The NFL had to save fans from themselves by pre-emptively blocking customers from purchasing customized No. 89 Carolina Panthers jerseys with “Carruth” on the back. Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones, who once willingly signed Greg Hardy but wouldn’t give up a fifth-round draft pick for Josh Gordon, traded away a […]

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Chad Kelly, Colin Kaepernick, Commentary, Denver Broncos, John Elway, NFL -

On Tuesday morning, Denver Broncos quarterback Chad Kelly was arrested for criminal trespassing after he entered the home of an Englewood, Colorado, man and woman at 1 a.m. and proceeded to sit down on the couple’s couch next to the woman, who was holding their young child. The man yelled at Kelly, who was “mumbling […]

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To place Philadelphia Eagles Malcolm Jenkins in the proper historical context, just call him the Ralph Abernathy to Colin Kaepernick’s Martin Luther King Jr. Sure, Jenkins didn’t help the FBI in its attempts to discredit King’s voice by confirming King had extramarital affairs, which is what Abernathy did to King. But…

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Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins, NFL, NFL protests, Philadelphia Eagles -

After initiating a pregame altercation with Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins on Sunday, Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid called Jenkins a “sellout” while speaking with reporters postgame. Reid’s resentment of Jenkins stems from their opposing positions in the new social justice movement in sports led by NFL players. Jenkins, co-founder of the Players Coalition, performed […]

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Amy Schumer, Colin Kaeperick, Colin Kaepernick, Entertainment, National Anthem Protests, News, NFL, Sports, Super bowl commercials -

Amy Schumer has added her voice to the chorus backing athlete turned activist Colin Kaepernick and NFL players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial and social injustice in America. The comedian, who has come under fire in the past for perpetuating a racist lie, made the surprising announcement on social media that […]

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Panthers safety Eric Reid’s visible beef with Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins in today’s game was indeed for the expected reasons. After Philly collapsed and Carolina took the 21-17 victory, Reid was at first hesitant to explain why he exchanged words with Jenkins during the pregame coin toss, but then he kind of…

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Remember when we found out that capitalist behemoth Amazon had upped its minimum wage to $15, and we knew there was some kind of catch? Turns out there was—to pay for the living wage, employees agreed to give up monthly bonuses and stock grants.

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Monday 10.15.18 Famed sports sociologist and future Hallmark greeting card writer Harry Edwards told his wife, “Well, lady, first of all, I’m a leg and a– man myself” after her mastectomy. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, placing blame on someone other than the person responsible for calling an intentional lateral play from the 21-yard line with […]

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Remember a few weeks back when they announced that the headlining act at Super Bowl LIII was going to be Maroon 5 and everyone was like “why would Maroon 5 be the performing act at the Super Bowl in the blackest city in the country?”

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Colin Kaepernick has done more than most to increase the urgency for criminal justice reform and racial equality. He has withstood being vilified by those who care more about a quiet state of injustice than an uncomfortable peace, including President Donald Trump. He has lost the ability to use his enormous athletic…

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Former congresswoman and interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics Mary Bono was a thing and now she’s gone... Just like that. Four days after she was hired, she’s resigned.

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Simone Biles is a force to be reckoned with—in competition, and on Twitter. After once again upgrading her gymnastics program by nailing a vault no woman has ever performed during the USA Gymnastics team selection camp last Thursday, on Saturday she took a moment out of her busy schedule to clap back at an…

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among the eight distinguished people honored by Harvard with the esteemed W.E.B. Du Bois Medal.

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While the NFL and President Donald Trump believe that the #TakeAKnee movement is to blame for declining TV ratings, a study reveals that the protests had little impact.

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Monday 10.08.18 Proving definitively that the Lord works in mysterious ways, the Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves and Washington Redskins all lost on Indigenous Peoples Day. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, reiterating the team’s stance on playing in Oakland, California, yelled, “I don’t want to be here anyway” at the referees after being ejected from […]

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Sheriff Rickey Roberts of the Union County, Ark., Sherriff’s Office, was apparently so incensed that Colin Kaepernick was chosen as a spokesperson for Nike, that he went out, bought some Nike (probably with his company credit card), and decided to humiliate the prisoners in his jail by having them take mug shots in…

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I have written ad nauseam about former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s glorious afro, which rivals only Angela Davis for blackest and most defiant afro in American history. (Yes, you can debate me in the comments). I have also noted the historic and healing properties of Kaepernick’s afro, which has…

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@AP, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, Kneeling Protest, News, NFL, Sports, Video -

Eric Reid called his return to the NFL on Sunday "bittersweet," saying it still hurts that his friend Colin Kaepernick has been "robbed" of his dream to play again in the NFL.

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For those of y’all still watching the NFL, it came as no shock that the New Orleans Saints beat the brakes off Washington’s football team. And New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees broke some record held by Peyton Manning, a retired quarterback who may or may not have taken steroids.

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Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick, NFL, NFL protests -

Although Eric Reid helped the Carolina Panthers earn a thrilling victory in his return to the gridiron Sunday, the veteran safety referred to his first game back in the league this season as “bittersweet.” And with his decision to continue his protest during the national anthem, some Panthers fans may feel the same way. Regardless […]

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Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, National Anthem, NFL, Protest -

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Standing both on principle and alone, Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took a knee again. In his debut with his new team, Reid, the first player to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick in order to shine a light on racial injustice and police brutality when they were San Francisco 49ers teammates, reaffirmed […]

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