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Beyoncé Presented Colin Kaepernick with Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

In what has been reported as a “surprise appearance,” Beyoncé dazzled in LaQuan Smith at the Sports Illustrated Awards ceremony where she presented Colin Kaepernick with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. She, too, is in the number of us who are proud of and grateful for Colin’s consistently unwavering resistance as expressed in her earnest affirmation…

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ICYMI: Colin Kaepernick Inks Book Deal with Random House Imprint One World

Pioneering activist and former-NFL player Colin Kapernick is gearing up to add a new title to his bio. Having just inked an incredible deal with Random House imprint One World (publisher of previous books from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jay-Z), the future author demonstrates the machine’s inability to keep him down. Since he opted out of his…

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Colin Kaepernick Hosts “Know Your Rights Camp” in Oakland

Here is the opening to @Kaepernick7 “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS” event for underprivileged youth and homeless in Oakland, Richmond and San Francisco. pic.twitter.com/qn2d51OldM — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) October 29, 2016 A leader off and on the field, Colin Kaepernick continues to encourage social awareness with an emphasis on inspiring the youth. Six months in the…

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Colin Kaepernick Takes A Knee For The Latest Cover of ‘TIME’ Magazine

As of lately, we’ve seen San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick using his platform to protest the Black lives being lost at the hands of police. What started as the athlete taking a knee during America’s national anthem has lead to his now infamous pose on the cover of TIME magazine. Kaepernick, a natural born…

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Audio: Miguel, “Come Through and Chill” Feat. J. Cole.

Anticipated to arrive Dec. 1st, Miguel‘s War & Leisure album is next in the release queue. Today he shared a new version of “Come Through and Chill” with some assistance from J. Cole marking the pair’s third collaboration following “Power Trip” and the infectious “All I Want Is You.” This go-round, the Dreamville rapper’s political bars help revamp…

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Watch Pharrell Take a Knee During a Charlottesville Concert

In light of current controversy, taking a stand for Black lives means taking a knee. A countless number of people have stood in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who have taken a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and injustice against people of color. Yesterday, Pharrell added his name to a long…

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Stevie Wonder Takes “Both Knees” in Solidarity for Betterment of America

“Tonight, I’m taking a knee for America,” declared Stevie Wonder as he knelt down during his performance at the 6th annual Global Citizen Music Fest. This weekend was much like any other since the 45th inauguration – a dark overcast of blatant racism from the “leader” of the free world was home to many of our…

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Social Influencers Use The #MannequinChallenge to Take on Police Brutality

This week’s internet sweeping trend has resulted in the mass communication of an important message. The #MannequinChallenge hashtag is filled with humorous tidbits of random stand-still activity. But internet actress, writer, and director Simone Shepherd teamed up with a few talented actors to demonstrate what happens when African Americans are stopped by police. Appropriately titled #BlackAndBlue,…

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