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Mario Wood’s Execution Led To Colin Kaepernick’s Activism

In a candid interview with Paper Magazine, former San Francisco 49ers superstar Colin Kaepernick disclosed what sparked his activism against injustice, racism, and police brutality. According to the magazine, the caveat which ushered him further into activism was Mario Woods’ execution by officers in the San Francisco Police Department in…

Mastercard: Pele Talks About the Uniting Power of Sports

Mastercard (No. 7 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) teamed up with Brazilian retired professional footballer Pel, 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…