Hammer-thrower Gwen Berry is speaking out about her protest of the American flag and national anthem at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in an unapologetic effort to clear up any misconceptions.

A high school basketball announcer caught on a hot mic hatefully directing the N-word at players as they kneeled during the playing of the national anthem has blamed his racist outburst on being diabetic and having low blood sugar. Seriously.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Several Tennessee state senators who opposed Biden’s electoral victory are up in arms after a men’s college basketball team took a knee during the national anthem.

While some NBA fans rejoiced at the league's return to action following a coronavirus-induced hiatus, others couldn't get past the players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem.

If Drew Brees wants to be the hero he thinks he is, he needs to disentangle himself from his love of preserving white ideals and truly stand with Black people. Until then, he’s just an anti-Black football star in a city he’s betrayed.

The notion that super-woke Black culture had canceled Jay-Z for his social justice and entertainment partnership with the NFL was challenged and then some during Super Bowl LIV in Miami.

NFL teams have called Colin Kaepernick a distraction, but Antonio Brown has been way more of a sideshow than a silent kneeling protest could ever be.

The reaction to Bill Cosby publicly shaming low-income Black people was similar to the reaction to Jay-Z blaming single parent households for negative police relations with Black people, since both were flawed messengers.

Civil rights lawyers said the coincidentally timed collision of the NYPD firing Eric Garner's killer with Jay-Z's social justice partnership with the NFL combined a begrudging chorus of "what took so long?" with the realization that while some semblance of justice had been established, it was still largely elusive.


Trump expressed doubt that Colin Kaepernick was "good enough" to be in the NFL after the Super Bowl quarterback posted a video showing his grueling workout routine.

Ole Miss basketball players kneel during the national anthem.

Social media mocks NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's explanation for why no NFL team has signed Colin Kaepernick.