Bleeding Cool mentioned previously that civil rights activist and American football player Colin Kaepernick's publishing company Kaepernick Publishing had partnered with Scholastic to release two graphic novels in 2023 The first, for middle-grade readers, is titled Dreamer, written by Ukrainian-Nigerian-Canadian hockey player and civil rights activist Akim "Dreamer" Aliu And that the book will chart Aliu's[...]
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Or you can even tell us how "this isn't what Bleeding Cool is all about." *Yawn* Pattern wall of pile colorful retro television (BCTV Image: jakkapan / Shutterstock.com) So from the WWE behaving badly to a need to check our thoughts on Colin Kaepernick, from The Brides being left at the altar to Scrubs getting scrubbed, from[...]
While it still remains to be seen if former superstar NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick will ever get a chance to return to the football field, there's no denying the societal and cultural impact his 2016 kneeling protest during the national anthem against police brutality has had over the years In light of the killing of[...]
Players take serious issue with the league's willingness to stifle free speech and peaceful protest over matters like police brutality (in particular, how Colin Kaepernick was exiled from the NFL for taking a knee during the National Anthem for protesting that very thing) Here's a look at the video: View this post on Instagram …….✊🏿 A post shared[...]
To them, Brees is representing those who still only see Colin Kaepernick taking a knee as a slight to the U.S., the flag, and the military, instead of what it actually was: to force American society to confront generations of police brutality inflicted upon the Black community The very same reason why protests over the[...]
During each episode of the unscripted series, James and a number of known names in sports and entertainment debate and discuss some of the important topics of the day. During the show's second-season premiere Friday night on HBO, James addressed the topic of former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick and his recently settled lawsuit against the[...]
With the NFL's Super Bowl LIII hours away from kicking off, the fine folks here at Bleeding Cool have some "wishes" to make future Super Bowls even better.
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He's also a pretty stand-up dude, never afraid to speak his mind on behalf of a good cause. As you may have heard over the past few days, a lot of people have been cutting, burning, or otherwise destroying their Nike merchandise because the company used quality human being Colin Kaepernick in an advertising campaign, and everyone[...]
EA has come out and apologised for censoring Colin Kaepernick's name in a song in Madden 19, saying that it was done in error over fears of rights usage. Colin Kaepernick has been a controversial figure in the world of sport and politics for the last few years He started the trend of NFL players kneeling[...]
https://t.co/iUCYamJZco — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 23, 2018 The #TakeTheKnee protests were started by Colin Kaepernick to call attention to police brutality and racial inequality, but when President Donald Trump took personal offense to them Kaepernick has been essentially blackballed from playing in the NFL as a result of the protests He filed a charge of collusion[...]
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A series of protests started in 2016 by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick got some national attention when he chose to kneel during the national anthem to raise awareness for the mistreatment of African-Americans by police. The act would be thrust into the general conversation when President Donald Trump called out the protests as being disrespectful[...]
This has been a rather polarizing issue started by quarterback Colin Kaepernick and then grown from ongoing criticism by President Donald Trump The league hopes that by addressing the issues in this manner, the player will no longer feel the need to protest. The money will start with $5 million this year, growing to $12 million[...]
Perhaps he's mixing up his timeframe and referring to Colin Kaepernick's effective blackballing from the NFL It was in September, 2016 that the 49ers announced that Blane Gabbert, not Kaepernick, would be their starting quarterback, kicking off a chain of events that saw Kaepernick decline to renew with the 49ers at the end of that[...]