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Number Of National Anthem Protesters Continues To Grow

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the pregame protest of racial oppression and inequality in the United States last season by sitting down during the national anthem before a preseason game, and then kneeling during the anthem in Week 1 and throughout the season. Kaepernick remains a free agent, but several NFL players […]

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Mourners Gather To Remember And Celebrate Heather Heyer

About 1,000 people gathered in Charlottesville, Va., to remember a woman killed during a violent weekend rally were able to mourn her death quietly Wednesday without the presence of the neo-Nazis who had threatened to attend the service for Heather Heyer. Heyer’s grandfather said the 32-year-old always wanted fairness, even from a young age. Elwood […]

‘White People’s Preservation’ called for by White Lives Matter

Several people were arrested in Texas after a group of protesters who identified themselves as a White Lives Matter group faced down a crowd of Black Lives Matter supporters. In total eight individuals were arrested, all charged with misdemeanors, the Associated Press reported Sunday. “Some protesters assaulted other protesters,” Sgt. Victor Taylor of the Texas Department […]

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Black Lives Matter Leader Abandons Movement

A Black Lives Matter leader in Minnesota who once led a rally chanting, “pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon,” has since abandoned the movement, saying that it is “on the wrong side of history.” He attacked the organization as bad for the black community, especially on the issue of education. Shortly after defending the hateful […]

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 […]

Entire Indiana Fever Team Kneels During Anthem Before Playoff Game

The latest round of athlete protests during the playing of the national anthem came Wednesday against the backdrop of recent fatal shootings of black men by the police in Tulsa, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C. Before a win-or-go-home W.N.B.A. playoff game against the Phoenix Mercury in Indianapolis on Wednesday, every Indiana Fever player knelt and linked […]