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Wife Claims NFL Fired Husband for Anthem Protest

The Indianapolis Colts parted ways with veteran cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Oct. 4 after just four games for what Chuck Pagano deemed as football reasons. Cromartie’s wife claims that’s not the case, accusing the Colts of releasing her husband over his decision to kneel during the national anthem. Terricka Cromartie, in a since-deleted Instagram post, highlighted comments […]

Is Hurricane Matthew racist?

“As per its coiner Ben Chavis, environmental racism is situation of poor minority communities in areas of higher environmental risk that can come about [in] 3 ways, most of which happen all at once. 1) Marginalization, 2) Degradation of protections 3) Making environment worse. Looking globally at the effects of colonialism, exploitation, and climate change […]

Rachel Dolezal tapped to speak at MLK event

CARY, N.C. — Former Washington state NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal, who was criticized last year for passing herself off as black, has been tapped to speak at a North Carolina Martin Luther King Day celebration in January. The Raleigh News & Observer reports the theme of the MLK Dreamfest Celebration in Cary, North Carolina, is […]

LeBron James supports Colin Kaepernick’s right to protest but will stand during anthem

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James said he will not join San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest against the way African-Americans are treated in this country and kneel during the national anthem during Cleveland Cavaliers games this season. “Me standing for the national anthem is something I will do,” James said at the Cavs’ annual […]