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Most of NFL’s Houston Texans Kneel During Anthem after Owner’s ‘Inmates’ Remark

Most of NFL’s Houston Texans Kneel During Anthem after Owner’s ‘Inmates’ Remark

“We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” Texans owner Bob McNair said.

Trump Launches Petition Against NFL Players’ Anthem Protests

Trump Launches Petition Against NFL Players’ Anthem Protests

The petition was published on the Republican National Committee website.

NFL Anthem Protests Are ‘Illegal,’ Senate Candidate Falsely Claims

NFL Anthem Protests Are ‘Illegal,’ Senate Candidate Falsely Claims

“That’s the law,” according to Alabama Republican Roy Moore, who himself was ousted from the state’s Supreme Court bench for refusing to follow the law.

Trump Slams NFL for Not Making Players Stand for Anthem

Trump Slams NFL for Not Making Players Stand for Anthem

“Total disrespect for our great country!” the president tweeted.

Biloxi Bans ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Makes 37% Black Mississippi ‘Uncomfortable’

Biloxi Bans ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Makes 37% Black Mississippi ‘Uncomfortable’

Another school district opted to ban the book, whose themes align with the killings of Black men by police and the backlash to NFL players’ national anthem protests.

NFL Weighs Protesting Players’ Passion Against Trump Rebukes

NFL Weighs Protesting Players’ Passion Against Trump Rebukes

An NFL spokesman said ahead of the meeting that the president may not see an outright ban on the act soon, if ever.

Kaepernick has remained unemployed through the first six weeks of the NFL season, even when injuries to other quarterbacks created job openings.

Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL, Citing Collusion

Colin Kaepernick has remained unemployed through the first six weeks of the NFL season, even when injuries to other quarterbacks created job openings.

NFL Not Seeking Mandate for Players to Stand During Anthem

NFL Not Seeking Mandate for Players to Stand During Anthem

Commissioner Roger Goodell, along with the head of the NFL Players Association, will meet with the owners from Oct. 17-18.

Why NBA Legend Bill Russell Decided to Take a Knee on Twitter

The 83-year-old civil rights activist opened a new account in pursuit of social justice.

Factbox: Can Trump Kill NFL Stadium Tax Breaks? Five Facts to Consider

Factbox: Can Trump Kill NFL Stadium Tax Breaks? Five Facts to Consider

The NFL gave up its tax-free status two years ago.

NFL Owners to Mull Anthem Rules as Trump Ups Protest Criticism

NFL Owners to Mull Anthem Rules as Trump Ups Protest Criticism

NFL team owners are preparing to address the anthem issue at their fall meeting in New York later this month.

Jemele Hill Suspended after Tweets About Cowboys Owner

Jemele Hill Suspended after Tweets About Cowboys Owner

ESPN cited Hill’s previous tweets about President Trump in a statement regarding her suspension.

NFLPA’s Smith: ‘No Player Is Disrespecting our Country or our Flag’

NFLPA’s Smith: ‘No Player Is Disrespecting our Country or our Flag’

“As thousands have shown in the past, it takes bravery and courage to speak and confront these issues as our players have, especially when it is unpopular with some,” said NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith.

Footage of Patrick Harmon’s Shooting Shows Why NFL Players Take a Knee

Footage of Patrick Harmon’s Shooting Shows Why NFL Players Take a Knee

Harmon was shot in the back by a Utah police officer as he ran away; DA says it’s justified.

Roy Moore, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Black NFL Players Who Protest Bashed on Roy Moore’s Facebook Page

The Alabama GOP senate nominee's Facebook page contained a meme, which stated: "Want to stop riots? Play the National Anthem. They'll all sit down."

Black Football Players Kicked Off High School Team for Protesting During National Anthem

Black Football Players Kicked Off High School Team for Protesting During National Anthem

“He has a slave master mentality,” one of the player’s mothers said of the coach who booted the boys from the roster.

Police Director Calls Kneeling NFL Players ‘Anti-American Degenerates’ on Facebook, Keeps Job

Police Director Calls Kneeling NFL Players ‘Anti-American Degenerates’ on Facebook, Keeps Job

"Col. Kriste Etue’s actions demonstrated that she is unaware or unmoved by the sense of outrage, vulnerability and fear among minorities toward the criminal justice system,” Rep. Brenda Lawrence said.

Black Mothers are 'Queens who Produce Champions,' Says Rev. Jesse Jackson

Black Mothers are ‘Queens who Produce Champions,’ Says Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jackson refuted President Trump’s claim that NFL players who protest are “sons of bitches.”

Trump Urges NFL to Ban Players Kneeling During Anthem

Trump Urges NFL to Ban Players Kneeling During Anthem

For the fifth straight day the president denounced the symbolic gesture.

It’s Not About Race, It’s About Racism

It’s Not About Race, It’s About Racism

What do Puerto Ricans have in common with NFL players?

Black Lawmaker Takes Knee on House Floor ‘To Stand Against Racism’

Black Lawmaker Takes Knee on House Floor ‘To Stand Against Racism’

“You tell me which of those children’s mothers are a son of a b. That is racism,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said.

NFL’s ‘Sons of Bitches’ Band Together to Defy Forced Obedience

More than 200 players joined in solidarity Sunday to protest Trump’s assault on their right to protest racial injustices. 

Are Your Employees Taking a Knee?

Are Your Employees Taking a Knee?

What corporate leaders can learn from NFL team owners’ sudden support of their football players.

NFL Star Hernandez’s Family Sues League over ‘Severe’ CTE

Ex-Patriots Player Aaron Hernandez Had Advanced CTE

Researchers at Boston University, the leading center studying CTE, found pronounced signs the disease in Aaron Hernandez’s brain.