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Protect Black Women: Stand with Jemele.

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Protect Black Women: Stand with Jemele.

We're at a flashpoint. When this moment in time is revisited, the NFL, ESPN and countless others will be on the wrong side of history. In America, we're literally at a point in time where the occupant of the oval office (regardless of how unqualified) is held to a lower standard than a sports journalist and starting NFL quarterback.  Cam Newton received tremendous pressure from press and feminist in wake of his dismissive comments toward a female beat writer, so much so that he was dropped as a spokesperson for Dannon yogurt and issued a public apology not only to...

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Kneeling for what?

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Kneeling for what?

Don't be fooled. The point of the entire movement is being co-opted and shifted. None of this surface level kneeling has anything to do with #Kap and the murdering of innocent Black men, women and children by law enforcement. These players and owners are taking the easy way out by galvanizing against a popular, common target in Donald Trump but this has never been about Trump. In doing this, the owners resurrect their images and appear in tune with the movement and sympathizing with the proletariat while being absolved of having to answer for their prior stances. Shame on all of the...

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NFL - No Football Life

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NFL - No Football Life

Leave it up to Donald Trump to add gasoline to the fire, which is the ongoing NFL boycott in retaliation for the perceived (no, the actual) whiteballing of Colin Kaepernick. I was one of the people that actually felt Trump's election would be the best thing to happen to this country because in electing Trump, the political fraternity allowed an unqualified, narcissistic, hyper-sensitive man-child into their fray. In doing this, it inadvertently lifted the veil on purveyors of white supremacy parading as congressmen and women advocating on the behalf of every American. And for that, I actually have to thank...

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