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When It Comes to Sports Protests, Are T-Shirts Enough?

When It Comes to Sports Protests, Are T-Shirts Enough?

by Jamilah King on December 18 2014, 11:00AM

More and more elite athletes are making symbolic statements about police violence against black people. It’s up to us to listen.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Black Athletes Show Game-Day Solidarity With Eric Garner

Black Athletes Show Game-Day Solidarity With Eric Garner

by Jamilah King on December 8 2014, 10:07AM

Derrick Rose was one of a handful of players who sent a message over the weekend.

Topics: Culture

Janay Rice: 'I'm a Strong Woman and Come From a Strong Family'

Janay Rice: ‘I’m a Strong Woman and Come From a Strong Family’

by Jamilah King on December 1 2014, 10:50AM

The woman at the center of a national discussion on domestic violence finally breaks her silence.

Topics: /NOW

St. Louis Cops Condemn NFL Team's 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Gesture Play

St. Louis Cops Condemn NFL Team’s ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Gesture

by Jamilah King on December 1 2014, 10:00AM

This season’s on-field protests continue.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Russell Wilson Doesn't Care What You Think About His Blackness

Russell Wilson Doesn’t Care What You Think About His Blackness

by Jamilah King on October 28 2014, 10:11AM

But that didn’t stop Charles Barkley from making things worse.

Topics: Culture

NFL Player Arian Foster Wears T-Shirt to Support Mike Brown

NFL Player Arian Foster Wears T-Shirt to Support Mike Brown

by Jamilah King on October 10 2014, 10:35AM

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster decided to make a statement.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying Play

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 10:06AM

Husain Abdullah has always mixed faith and football. Did that make him a target?

Topics: Culture

CBS Pulled Rihanna's Performance Before Baltimore Ravens Game

CBS Pulled Rihanna’s Performance Before Baltimore Ravens Game

by Jamilah King on September 12 2014, 12:52PM

They aired a report about Ray Rice instead.

Topics: Culture

Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 12:45PM

‘Our silence is deadly’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Female Ravens Fans React to Ray Rice Video and the NFL

Female Ravens Fans React to Ray Rice Video and the NFL

by Carla Murphy on September 12 2014, 10:25AM

Check out what they have to say.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Baltimore Ravens Player Speaks About Janay Rice's Revictimization

Baltimore Ravens Player Speaks About Janay Rice’s Revictimization

by Jamilah King on September 9 2014, 10:04AM

She’s reliving the trauma of her assault over and over.

Topics: Culture

Janay Rice on Domestic Violence Video: 'Reality is a Nightmare'

Janay Rice on Domestic Violence Video: ‘Reality is a Nightmare’

by Jamilah King on September 9 2014, 10:01AM

The wife of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice speaks out.

Topics: Culture

Watch 'Fox & Friends' Anchors Poke Fun at Ray Rice Beating

Watch ‘Fox & Friends’ Anchors Poke Fun at Ray Rice Beating

by Akiba Solomon on September 8 2014, 5:54PM

The message is, “Take the stairs” quips anchor Brian Kilmeade.

Topics: /NOW

Janay Rice, Domestic Violence in the NFL, and Black Women's Bodies

Janay Rice, Domestic Violence in the NFL, and Black Women’s Bodies

by Jamilah King on September 8 2014, 12:57PM

It’s been black women’s brutalized bodies that have become symbols of the league’s problem with domestic violence.

Topics: Culture

5 Racial Justice Issues You Can't Ignore This NFL Season

5 Racial Justice Issues You Can’t Ignore This NFL Season

by Jamilah King on September 4 2014, 2:00PM

Get ready for another wild ride this season. But not in the ways you might expect.

Topics: Arts & Culture

NFL Players Show Support for Michael Brown and Ferguson During Pre-season Game

NFL Players Show Support for Michael Brown and Ferguson During Pre-season Game

by Jamilah King on August 19 2014, 11:10AM

Hands up.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

'Forgotten Four' Tells the Story of Pro Football's Integration

‘Forgotten Four’ Tells the Story of Pro Football’s Integration

by Jamilah King on August 5 2014, 3:39PM

Just in time for the start of football season.

Topics: Culture

Meet the Native Women Who Helped Beat One of the NFL's Biggest Brands

Meet the Native Women Who Helped Beat One of the NFL’s Biggest Brands

by Jamilah King, Screenshot from video on June 19 2014, 11:28AM

It’s an intergenerational fight.

Topics: Culture

Appeals Board Cancels Washington, DC NFL Team's Trademark

Appeals Board Cancels Washington, DC NFL Team’s Trademark

by Jamilah King on June 18 2014, 11:01AM

It’s a major setback for team owner Daniel Snyder and company.

Topics: Culture

Video: John Oliver Takes On That Washington NFL Team Name

Video: John Oliver Takes On That Washington NFL Team Name

by Carla Murphy on June 17 2014, 2:25PM

Looks like the “Proud to Be” commercial is having major impact

Topics: /NOW, Society

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