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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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To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind racial disparities in the two cities represented in the National Football League’s premiere matchup—Monday Night Football.

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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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Virgil Abloh’s seemingly unstoppable reign in fashion continues. The Lyst Index, a quarterly ranking of fashion’s hottest brands and products, place his Off-White label firmly atop the list in its third-quarter findings. This is a jump from Quarter 2, which placed the brand in the second spot, and leapfrogs the brand…

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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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Remember about ten days ago when all the white people who ever white peopled were so mad they started burning their “White Privilege 4s” and “Speak to Your Manager 8s” after learning that Colin Kaepernick, the face of the NFL player protest was also hired to become the face of Nike’s “Just Do It” 30th anniversary…

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As people more concerned with respecting inanimate objects and 200-year-old songs than the actual lives of black people continue to express their discontent with Nike’s support of Colin Kaepernick by setting their shoes on fire, everyone wondered how the boycott against Nike would affect the company’s bottom line.

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