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Black History Sports, Colin Kaepernick, Confederacy, flag protest, News, Ole Miss, Opinion, Sports, TheGrio Originals -

The Ole Miss coach's statement is just another in a shamefully long and embarrassing line of white people in power attempting to control Black people who disrupt the nationalism status quo.

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Associated Press, Confederacy, Education, News, Ole Miss, Racism, Slavery, University Of Mississippi -

The University of Mississippi is acknowledging its historical connections to slave labor, slave owners and officials who set policies that stripped African-Americans of voting rights after the Civil War. The university unveiled six plaques on its main campus in Oxford.

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Banana Republic, Colin Kaepernick, Confederacy, Pots And Pans -

During the last NFL season, Colin Kaepernick, then a San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Since then, other players have joined Kaepernick’s protest against racial injustice, including police brutality. This year, others have protested Kaepernick’s continuing exclusion from the league. Still others have knelt to stand up […]

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Bree Newsome, Colin Kaepernick, Confederacy, Confederate Statues, Daily Uplift, Serena Williams, Takiya Thompson, Trayvon Martin -

It has been more than two years since Bree Newsome became a household name for climbing a 30-foot flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse and removing the Confederate flag. She knew jail would follow. However, Newsome, now 32, knew it was a task she had to do. The mood in South Carolina […]

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All Day, Colin Kaepernick, Confederacy, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, R. Kelly -

Another day, another R. Kelly story. Longtime journalist and Kelly chronicler Jim DeRogatis, after last month’s bombshell story for BuzzFeed, is back with more explosive reporting on the Grammy Award-winning singer and his sexual exploits with underage girls. In a story published late Monday night, once again on BuzzFeed, DeRogatis spoke with a woman who […]

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All Day, Barcelona, Charlottesville, Confederacy, Daily Dose, Solar Eclipse -

The week is rolling along on The Dan Le Batard Show. On Thursday we had the homey Domonique Foxworth, as well as DeMario Jackson, whom you may know from his time on The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Here it is. At UVA we reclaimed the space the Nazis tried to take — Emily […]

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All Day, Cardi B, Confederacy, Daily Dose, Don Baylor, Google, The Bachelorette -

Hey, gang, I’m back from the West Coast and Connecticut after a long week hosting Mike & Mike and finally making my debut on SportsNation! It was a really fun experience, and I’d like to thank everyone involved. I can turn on CNN & see black folks get terrorized and brutalized and not get justice. […]

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Cheo Hodari Coker, Confederacy, Game of Thrones, HBO, Television -

There are as many reasons to worry about the next project from the Game of Thrones showrunners — an HBO series called Confederate, about an America where slavery still exists — as Queen Cersei has reasons to worry about her head staying attached to her neck. But let’s give David Benioff and D.B. Weiss a […]

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Bad Boy Records, Confederacy, Daily Dose, Notorious B.I.G, Oakland Raiders, Race, Saturday Night Live, Snoop Dogg, The Morning Roast -

If you missed The Morning Roast on Sunday, Mina Kimes was back from Korea, and we talked about the NBA and where we are in the playoffs at this point. Also, some more French lessons from your boy. Here’s a new segment we call: This Week in Racist Nonsense and Terror. We’ll start in Maryland, […]

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Commentary, Confederacy, New Orleans, Race, Robert E. Lee, Social Activism -

Every day, I turn onto Lee Highway, named in honor of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The road, a section of an early transcontinental auto route winding from Washington, D.C., to San Diego, is part of my daily commute from Northern Virginia. The history it commemorates is part of the American sickness — white supremacy […]

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confederacy, Dr. Martin Luther King, i have a dream, king family suit, National, News, Stone Mountain MLK Tribute -

A new plan to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. at Stone Mountain, Ga. has sparked […]

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confederacy, Confederate flag, Dylann Roof Terrorist, Jefferson Davis memorial, National, News, university of texas at austin, Woodrow Wilson -

Dylann Roof, the gunman who massacred nine Black churchgoers in Charleston, hoped to set off […]

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american textbooks, Bob Jones University Press, confederacy, Editor's Picks, Edward Baptist, half has never been told, List, slavery -

Many African-Americans Fought for Confederacy A textbook distributed to Virginia fourth-graders in 2010 said that […]

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