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#ImWithKap: Houston Texans Star Shows Solidarity With Kaepernick

DeAndre Hopkins shared a photo on Twitter in support of the athlete and activist.

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As Houston Texans All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins entered Houston's NRG Stadium before his team's game on Sunday, he wanted to make a statement that he supports former NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

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NFL Owners Prove They Are Still Trump’s Racist Cronies

"These injustices are so widespread as to seem practically written into our nation's DNA," said Doug Baldwin, Anquan Boldin, Malcolm Jenkins and Benjamin Watson.

President Trump recently suggested that NFL players give him a list of people they believe were wronged by the justice system. If Trump agrees, he said earlier this month, he will "pardon them or at least let them out." How did NFL owners respond? They didn't.

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White Billionaire NFL Owners Have Secret Insider Meeting to Discuss how Much Further They Can Jam it up Black Players’ Behinds

Apparently no discussion on how to improve the 70 percent Black player/20 percent Black coach/0 percent Black owner plantation problem.

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UPDATE: Wednesday, May 23, at 1:32 PM EST:

The NFL announced on Wednesday that players on the field during the National Anthem who do not stand will be subjected to a fine.

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Mastercard: Pele Talks About the Uniting Power of Sports

Mastercard teamed up with Brazilian retired professional footballer Pelé — the world's greatest player.

Mastercard (No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) teamed up with Brazilian retired professional footballer Pelé, who is considered the world's greatest player, to celebrate the unifying power of football and the moments that have Started Something Priceless in the history of the world's premier club competition.

While filming Mastercard's "22 Languages," Pelé elaborated on uniting power of football.

Papa John's, Official Pizza of Nazis, No Longer NFL Sponsor; Stock Continues Falling

Pizza chain's downfall continues after disgraced former CEO blamed NFL protests for declining sales.

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As stock in the alt-right's favorite pizza continues falling, Papa John's is losing its status as the pie of the National Football League.

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Kaepernick's Lawyers Want to Depose Former Papa John's CEO

John Schnatter, loved by Nazis and Trump, was a mainstay on DiversityInc's list of CEOs behaving badly — until he lost his job.

Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick's grievance against the NFL has requested a new list of people to be deposed — and among them is John Schnatter, the disgraced former CEO of Papa John's.

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White Privilege on Display in Post-Super Bowl Riots

"You can riot if you're white and your team wins, but if you're Black and being killed, you can't speak out," said Hawk Newsome, president of BLM in New York.

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Following the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl win over the weekend, die-hard fans took to the streets of Philly to celebrate — leaving in their path a whirlwind of violence and destruction, as well as a question of racial inequality.

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Sexist and Racist NFL Decision Upstaged by Social Media

Janet Jackson disrespect and double standard called out. Justin Timberlake should have insisted Jackson perform, he was boring without her.

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Justin Timberlake performing at halftime during Super Bowl LII on Sunday was rebuffed by fans of Janet Jackson who chose to show their admiration for the superstar amid white male privilege and sexism.

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AT&T AUDIENCE Network Launches 'Big Man Back on Campus' Produced by ESPN

Documentary chronicles four former college football stars as they head back to campus ahead of the college football playoff.

AT&T AUDIENCE Network (No. 3 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) has a new, exclusive documentary, "Big Man Back on Campus," premiering Friday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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Papa John's CEO Fired After Criticizing NFL Players and Becoming Loved by Nazis

John Schnatter is axed by the board. Crappy pizza, not protests about law enforcement injustice, to blame for declining sales.

John Schnatter, founder of Papa John's International and basher of NFL protests and the Affordable Care Act, will step down as chief executive weeks after the brand was coined the "official pizza of the alt-right."

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Jemele Hill Suspended after Tweets About Cowboys Owner

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

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ESPN has suspended one of its hosts, Jemele Hill, after she posted a series of tweets pertaining to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who said players who demonstrate during the national anthem will be benched.

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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.

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Protests bringing national attention to racial injustice inspired two young athletes in Texas — and cost them their spots on their high school football team.

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