Tag: National-anthem

NFL Owners Care More About Appeasing Trump Than About Colin Kaepernick, Leaked Audio Reveals

A leaked recording of a meeting between NFL players and owners apparently confirms the obvious: the owners want to please President Donald Trump — knowingly at Colin Kaepernick’s expense. At least one owner suggested the league designate a Black spokesperson, while owners continue to take a “hands-off” approach. The meeting,…

Several Eagles Players to Skip White House Visit

Several team members of thePhiladelphia Eagles, winners of Sunday night’sSuper Bowl LII, said they would not attend the traditional White House visit for NFL champions. Safety Malcolm Jenkins, wide receiver Torrey Smith and defensive end Chris Long will pass on the invitation to meet President Donald Trump. “Nah, I personally…

NFL Anthem Protests Are 'Illegal,' Senate Candidate Falsely Claims

A Republican hailing from Alabama with his own past of misunderstanding the law inaccurately claimed that football players kneeling during the national anthem can be held legally accountable. “It’s against the law, you know that” said Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama, during an interview with TIME….

Racist Incidents on College Campuses Cloud New School Year

School may have just started a few weeks ago, but a number of college campuses throughout the country have already experienced incidents of campus racism. Students across these campuses have demonstrated their dismay over the discriminatory environments. This has left a number of administrations to take a long hard look…