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No More Mr. Nice Guy: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Announces ‘We’ve Moved On’ From Colin Kaepernick

No More Mr. Nice Guy: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Announces ‘We’ve Moved On’ From Colin Kaepernick

From NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s perspective, he was just trying to help. Read more...
Wide Receiver Jordan Veasy Signs with the Washington Redskins After Participating in Colin Kaepernick’s Workout

Wide Receiver Jordan Veasy Signs with the Washington Redskins After Participating in Colin Kaepernick’s Workout

While Colin Kaepernick’s NFL workout in November has since been proven to be nothing more than a farce, it has been fruitful for one of the players hand-picked to participate.
Miami Dolphins Receiver Albert Wilson Continues Kneeling Protests During National Anthem

Miami Dolphins Receiver Albert Wilson Continues Kneeling Protests During National Anthem

Three years after Colin Kaepernick first took a knee on the sidelines of a game, Miami Dolphins receiver Albert Wilson took a knee during the national anthem for his team’s season-opening 59-10 loss
MAGA-Loving, Colin Kaepernick-Hating Top NFL Draft Prospect Seems to Hate Everything Black

MAGA-Loving, Colin Kaepernick-Hating Top NFL Draft Prospect Seems to Hate Everything Black

When NFL owners, conservative pundits and generic, store-brand white people denigrate NFL protesters for using their sportsball platform to highlight social issues, what they really mean is they don’t
Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid Likely Settled With NFL for Less Than $10 Million: Report

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid Likely Settled With NFL for Less Than $10 Million: Report

What is the price of pushing players out of the National Football League and preventing them from playing again because they silently protested against racial inequality and the pervasive and very
Why They Kneel: Everything We Said About Police Brutality Was Wrong

Why They Kneel: Everything We Said About Police Brutality Was Wrong

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week during the 2018 regular season, The Root explored the data behind racial
Super Bowl: How to navigate the controversy

Super Bowl: How to navigate the controversy

The Super Bowl is this Sunday and predictably, New England fans will root for the Patriots while seemingly everyone else will cheer on the Rams, but there's a third team involved this year: Colin
You Can’t Be Mad at Big Boi and Travis Scott If You Watch the NFL

You Can’t Be Mad at Big Boi and Travis Scott If You Watch the NFL

Colin Kaepernick will probably never play another down of football in the NFL and we don’t care.Read more...
Black Twitter Provides Generous Donation of Shade After Travis Scott, Big Boi Agree to Perform at Super Bowl

Black Twitter Provides Generous Donation of Shade After Travis Scott, Big Boi Agree to Perform at Super Bowl

Kylie Jenner’s boyfriend and the half of Outkast not named Andre 3000 are set to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime show with the Great Value Rolling Stones after the National Football League
Why They Kneel: Why Don’t Police Kill More White People?

Why They Kneel: Why Don’t Police Kill More White People?

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind
Why They Kneel: 'What's Free?' The Money Bail Revolution in Philadelphia and D.C.

Why They Kneel: 'What's Free?' The Money Bail Revolution in Philadelphia and D.C.

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind
Man Allegedly Shoots Son During Thanksgiving Argument About NFL Protests

Man Allegedly Shoots Son During Thanksgiving Argument About NFL Protests

When two brothers got into a physical fight over the NFL protests, their 51-year-old father decided to grab his shotgun.
Why They Kneel: Stopped, Shot and Killed in Nashville and Houston

Why They Kneel: Stopped, Shot and Killed in Nashville and Houston

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind
NFL Safety Eric Reid Has Been Drug Tested 6 Times in 8 Games But That's Probably Just a Coincidence

NFL Safety Eric Reid Has Been Drug Tested 6 Times in 8 Games But That's Probably Just a Coincidence

Because the NFL, much like America, is a fair place that doesn’t see color, there has to be another reason that Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid has been drug tested some six times since joining the
Why They Kneel: Kansas City, LA and Why Police Should Never Be Called ‘Pigs’

Why They Kneel: Kansas City, LA and Why Police Should Never Be Called ‘Pigs’

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind
Hollow Gesture Alert: Billionaire New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Would ‘Very Much Like’ to See Kaepernick Back in the NFL

Hollow Gesture Alert: Billionaire New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Would ‘Very Much Like’ to See Kaepernick Back in the NFL

These are the words of a billionaire owner of an NFL franchise, the words of the most (or second most behind Jerry Jones) influential owner in the league, the man whose team is led by a 41-year-old
Why They Kneel: New York, San Francisco and How To Colonize a City in 5 Easy Steps

Why They Kneel: New York, San Francisco and How To Colonize a City in 5 Easy Steps

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind
Why They Kneel: Cowboys vs. Titans Proves Why Supporting Black Business Is Supporting Black Lives

Why They Kneel: Cowboys vs. Titans Proves Why Supporting Black Business Is Supporting Black Lives

To examine the injustice and inequality that prompted some NFL players to protest during the national anthem, each week, for the remainder of the NFL season, The Root will explore the data behind