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NBA players and coaches kneel during national anthem as season restarts

NBA players and coaches kneel during national anthem as season restarts
NBA players and coaches from four teams took a knee during the national anthem on Thursday night in the first set of games since the league paused...

Morgan Freeman Reads John Lewis’ Final Words: ‘Now, It’s Your Turn’

Morgan Freeman Reads John Lewis’ Final Words: ‘Now, It’s Your Turn’
The final message of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was broadcast Thursday night in a poignant reading by his friend, actor Morgan Free...

Al Sharpton to the NFL: 'Give Colin Kaepernick his job back'

Al Sharpton to the NFL: 'Give Colin Kaepernick his job back'
Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy for George Floyd at his funeral in Houston on Tuesday. During his speech, he took the time to call out the N...

Michael Jordan pledges $100M to promote racial equality after George Floyd's death

Michael Jordan pledges $100M to promote racial equality after George Floyd's death
NBA legend Michael Jordan and Nike’s Jordan Brand on Friday committed to donate $100 million over the next 10 years to support social justice caus...

Police Arrest CNN Reporter, Crew Covering Minneapolis Protests Live On Air

Police Arrest CNN Reporter, Crew Covering Minneapolis Protests Live On Air
Minnesota State Patrol officers arrested CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and two members of his crew while they were broadcasting live from protest...

Colin Kaepernick on George Floyd case: 'When civility leads to death, revolting is the only logical reaction'

Colin Kaepernick on George Floyd case: 'When civility leads to death, revolting is the only logical reaction'
The sporting world has come together to pay their respects to George Floyd after his death in Minnesota, US, on Monday. Floyd, a 46-year-old black...

NFL Website Quickly Removes Colin Kaepernick Status of ‘Retired’ On Their Website After Backlash

NFL Website Quickly Removes Colin Kaepernick Status of ‘Retired’ On Their Website After Backlash
The NFL’s website has apparently removed the word “retired” as a designation for Colin Kaepernick. The league sparked a backlash after people shar...

Jay-Z's Roc Nation pens open letter to Georgia governor demanding justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Jay-Z's Roc Nation pens open letter to Georgia governor demanding justice for Ahmaud Arbery
The social justice arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company on Sunday called on Georgia officials to take quick action in the case of Ahmau...

Director Amma Asante Talks About That Shirley Chisholm Episode in "Mrs. America"

Director Amma Asante  Talks About  That Shirley Chisholm Episode in "Mrs. America"
At first glance, it’s easy to dismiss Mrs. America, FX’s nine-part series tackling the women’s movement of the 1970s, as not being for us. It star...

The Cruel Story Behind The 'Reverse Freedom Rides'

The Cruel Story Behind The 'Reverse Freedom Rides'
After three days on a Greyhound bus, Lela Mae Williams was just an hour from her destination—Hyannis, Mass.—when she asked the bus driver to pull ...

Malcolm X assassination is being re investigated after questions raised in a new Netflix series

Malcolm X  assassination is being re investigated after questions raised in a  new Netflix series
A Netflix documentary series on the assassination of Malcolm X has raised enough questions that the case will be reinvestigated. The Manhattan dis...

Even Though He Is Revered Today, MLK Was Widely Disliked by the American Public When He Was Killed

Even Though He Is Revered Today, MLK Was Widely Disliked by the American Public When He Was Killed
According to an early 1968 Harris Poll, the man whose half-century of martyrdom we celebrate this week died with a public disapproval rating of ne...