National Anthem

Jay Z, Beyonce, and Blue Ivy caught a lot of flack for sitting during the National Anthem during Sunday nights big game. Tons of people had their opinion on the Carter’s patriotism, not Jay Z is speaking on why they didn’t stand, and it’s not what you think. In the video, when asked by the […]

We even saw a few NFL team owners holding hands or taking a knee in solidarity to Trump’s dismay. As we reported on Friday, President Donald Trump went to Alabama for some cheap positive reinforcement from his base. While there he took the time to call athletes who take a knee in peaceful protest “son of […]

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin went to Church when she sang the National Anthem for almost 5 minutes! Serenading the crowd at the Lions Stadium in Detroit where the Lions played the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving Day. Twitter erupted with lots of “Hallejuah,” and “YAASSSS” and “sang it girl” but not all were happy about […]

The controversial National Anthem protest is over for one National Football League Player. Citing progress toward ending police violence, Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall said on Sunday he plans to stand for the anthem in the second half of the season, USA Today reports. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick inspired Marshall and other athletes […]

Social media was not happy with the organization after Sevyn posted about their decision in a short Twitter video.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A picture of  San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s jersey being taped to a local restaurant’s floor is causing a stir online. **Some of the language used in the post below may be considered offensive** Virginia Beach resident James Perry said he walked into Krossroads Rock and Country Bar in the […]

Those in attendance of the game are split as to whether or not it was disrecpectful.   SEATTLE (KIRO/CNN) – Student-athletes across the country are mimicking Colin Kaepernick’s flag protest by taking a knee on the sideline during the national anthem. One Washington state team made it a coordinated effort. Facing the flag, Garfield High […]

After Colin Kaepernick decided to not stand during the National Anthem beginning last month during the NFL’s preseason, and soon after deciding to kneel during the recital, many other NFL players are following suit. Political gestures including Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters raising his black-gloved fist during the National Anthem earlier today is one […]

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https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/771560740553576450 San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before his game against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night, continuing his silent protest against racial oppression in the United States. But at least this time he wasn’t alone, as teammate and 49ers safety Eric Reid took to the ground […]

Cleveland Browns legend Jim Brown is supporting NFL star Colin Kaepernick‘s recent protest during the National Anthem at a pre-season game. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback sat in protest during the song at the game, saying he would not honor a song nor “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of […]

  8/29/16- Roland Martin talks to Dr. Jason Johnson about Colin Kaepernick‘s decision to not stand during the National Anthem and the history of the song’s racist history. “There is a third lyric that this often not seen. Its basically a diss track against African Americans who left slavery and joined the British to fight. Any […]