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  • Jason Whitlock Calls Out Colin Kaepernick And LeBron James’ Silence On Shooting At Washington Nationals Park

    07/21/2021 12:47:30 PM PDT · by MJacks4 · 9 replies
    The Mix ^ | 7/21/2021 | James Conrad
    Sports Journalist Jason Whitlock called out “multimillionaire social activist athletes” such as LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick for staying silent about the shooting outside Washington Nationals Park on July 17. On Saturday night, gunshots rang out outside the Washington Nationals ballpark, sending terrified fans running for their lives. You can see the pandemonium for yourself in the video below.
  • How the Emphasis On Race Is Dividing America

    05/27/2021 6:27:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | May 27, 2021 | Michael Brown
    Wherever we turn, race is the issue. Any problem that we face, race must be at the root of it. At least, that’s the way it feels in America these years. Any outcome that we do not like, any narrative that we reject, any person with whom we have a problem – all of it must be traced back to race. This is as dishonest as it is destructive, and if we really care about equality and justice, we had better reevaluate our strategy, and we had better do it quickly. I’m reminded of a humorous story my dad told...
  • ESPN's Stephen A. Smith says Tim Tebow NFL comeback is 'white privilege'

    05/22/2021 2:17:06 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 21, 2021 | Thomas Barrabi
    Co-host Max Kellerman suggested Tebow should highlight that Colin Kaepernick hasn't had a chance at a comeback ----------------- ESPN "First Take" host Stephen A. Smith took aim at former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow on Thursday, arguing that "white privilege" was a factor in his NFL comeback at age 33 after years out of the league. Tebow signed a one-year contract this week with the Jacksonville Jaguars after spending the last several years pursuing a professional baseball career in the New York Mets’ minor league system. During Thursday’s episode of "First Take," Smith said he "had a problem" with the...
  • Fox Sports Host Clay Travis: Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Problems Exceed His Talent’ And He’s ‘No Victim’

    05/18/2021 1:51:39 PM PDT · by MJacks4 · 23 replies
    The Mix ^ | 5/18/2021 | James Conrad
    Fox Sports host Clay Travis blasted Colin Kaepernick after the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s publishing company announced a release date for his new book calling for police and prison abolition. Kaepernick’s book “Abolition For The People: The Movement For A Future Without Policing & Prisons” is set to be released in October.
  • Ex-NFL star Jimmy Smith: Jaguars need Tim Tebow, not Colin Kaepernick

    05/13/2021 2:21:03 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published 3 hours ago 5/13/21 | Ryan Gaydos
    Jimmy Smith, one of the best players to ever play for the Jacksonville Jaguars, said Wednesday that when it comes down to Colin Kaepernick or Tim Tebow, the team needs the latter. Smith told TMZ Sports he feared someone like Kaepernick would divide the locker room. "We don't need Colin Kaepernick on our team," the former NFL great said. "We need a guy like Tim Tebow who's a hometown hero who has love for the city anyway," Smith added. Smith denied there were any racial connotations behind the Jaguars’ reported decision to work out Tebow and then potentially give him...
  • Kaepernick Editing, Publishing Essays Calling for the Abolition of Police and Prisons

    05/11/2021 11:41:20 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 12 2021 | DYLAN GWINN
    The publishing company owned by Colin Kaepernick is editing and soon to publish a collection of essays calling for the abolition of police and prisons. “Today, I’m excited to share that we at @KaepernickPublishing will be releasing our first title, ABOLITION FOR THE PEOPLE: THE MOVEMENT FOR A FUTURE WITHOUT POLICING & PRISONS, on 10/12/21,” Kaepernick wrote on Instagram. “This anthology builds on decades of organizing and writing against policing & prisons & features the work of over 30 contributors plus a reader’s guide, infographics, & cover art by Emory Douglas. The NFL’s original anthem protester added, “I’m proud to...
  • ‘White Privilege’: Libs Erupt as Tebow Gets Second NFL Chance While Kaepernick Remains Sidelined

    05/10/2021 2:14:32 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 83 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/10/21 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Twitter erupted Monday with accusations of white privilege and racism as leftists went on the attack after Tim Tebow was reportedly set for another shot at playing in the NFL even as national anthem protester Colin Kaepernick still sits on the sidelines.News broke on Monday that the Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL and MBA layer Tim Tebow to a one-year contract:The #Jaguars are planning to sign QB-turned-TE Tim Tebow to a 1-year deal, per me and @TomPelissero, a deal that could be official in the next week or so. Nothing done yet. But...
  • Here’s Why This Immigrant Loves Singing The National Anthem At Games

    02/16/2021 10:56:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    the federalist ^ | February 16, 2021 | Helen Raleigh
    As a Chinese immigrant watching my first pro game, it was obvious to me that such pride and patriotism wasn't coerced by the state, but a genuine expression by free people.Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, recently decided the national anthem would not be played at Mavericks’ home games, citing his desire to listen to voices of “those who feel that the anthem doesn’t represent them.” But to me, a Chinese immigrant, Cuban’s decision did not feel inclusive, but ignorant of what the anthem does represent. I never went to a professional sports event when I was...
  • After Colin Kaepernick praised deadly BLM riots, Twitter CEO gave him $3 million

    01/09/2021 1:09:10 PM PST · by george76 · 12 replies
    Just the News ^ | January 9, 2021 | Daniel Payne
    We have the right to fight back!" football player tweeted amid destructive rioting. What a difference a year makes. Last year, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted praise for the ongoing violent riots that were gripping the country at the time. He stayed on Twitter and even got a $3 million donation from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. This week, President Trump was kicked off Twitter for good for allegedly inciting violence among his supporters before they stormed the U.S. Capitol. The contrast gained immediate attention, highlighted by the news site Not the Bee shortly after Trump was banned from Twitter...
  • Colin Kaepernick Honored by Ben & Jerry’s with an Ice Cream Flavor

    12/12/2020 4:23:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | December 12, 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    “Sidelined NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting his own ice cream flavor courtesy of Ben & Jerry's," wrote CNN this week. "The company said it created the flavor to celebrate 'Kaepernick's courageous work to confront systemic oppression and to stop police violence against Black and Brown people.'" In 2016, Kaepernick's claim to fame was when he said, "I’m going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. There is police brutality. People of color have been targeted by police…There’s people being murdered unjustly and not being held accountable.” While proclaiming the sentiments above, which earned him Ben...
  • Colin Kaepernick Teams Up With Ben & Jerry’s For New Social Justice Flavor: ‘Change The Whirled’

    12/11/2020 10:28:54 AM PST · by MJacks4 · 67 replies
    The Mix ^ | James Conrad
    Ben & Jerry’s debuted their latest ice cream flavor combination this week and, much to the dismay of millions of patriotic Americans who love this country, it’s name is inspired by none other than former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Of course, Colin Kaepernick’s new Ben & Jerry’s flavor is vegan and social justice friendly! Colin Kaepernick Teams Up With Ben & Jerry’s Yahoo News reported that “Colin Kaepernick’s Change the Whirled” is a vegan, nondairy frozen dessert that is set to launch through Ben & Jerry’s in 2021. The flavor is described as a “caramel, sunflower butter base with fudge...
  • Colin Kaepernick Says He’s ‘#StillReady’ for NFL Job

    11/24/2020 12:26:14 AM PST · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 23 2020 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    After a wave of quarterback injuries, national anthem protester Colin Kaepernick tweeted out a reminder that he is still in playing shape and wants back in the NFL. Kaepernick, 33, took to Twitter on Monday to remind the league and his fans that he is still working out, and wants a shot at resuming his NFL career despite refusing to participate in an NFL sponsored work out in 2019. Kaepernick tweeted, “1,363 days of being denied employment. Still putting in work with @E_Reid35. Still going hard 5 days a week. #StillReady #StopRunning” He added a video showcasing some of his...
  • George Takei: ‘I Want to Live in a Country Where Kaepernick is Seen as a Hero and Kyle Rittenhouse Is Seen as a Terrorist’

    11/23/2020 8:33:42 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 141 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/23/2020 | Warner Todd Huston
    Several Hollywood leftists jumped to Twitter on Sunday and Monday to praise former NFL player Colin Kaepernick and to attack Kyle Rittenhouse. Morgan Freeman (not actor Morgan Freeman, but filmmaker Morgan Freeman) retweeted a message by a United Nations operative that supported Kaepernick and attacked America
  • WATCH: Colin Kaepernick Calls for Release of Convicted Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

    11/19/2020 11:42:04 PM PST · by knighthawk · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 19 2020 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick is demanding that Pennsylvania authorities release Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted of killing Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981. Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence at State Correctional Institution Mahanoy, in Frackville, Pennsylvania, has been a cause célèbre for leftists for decades. Now it appears that the convict has added the former San Francisco 49ers, second-string quarterback, to his list of supporters. Kaepernick discussed Abu-Jamal during a video conference on Monday, according to NewsBusters.
  • Study: LeBron James Cited as Most Influential Celebrity in 2020 Election

    10/28/2020 4:11:14 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 33 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 28, 2020 | Chris Gardner
    A new survey conducted by Whitman Insight Strategies and MRC Data in partnership with DISQO measured the intersection of entertainment, influence and politics among 1,103 likely voters. The votes are in, and Tom Hanks, Dwayne Johnson, Oprah Winfrey and LeBron James have the most trusted opinions on political and social issues, according to a new survey of American voters. NBA star James was also cited for doing the most to raise awareness and motivation around voting in the general population and among Gen Z voters, and for having the most trusted opinions among Black voters. Conducted by Whitman Insight Strategies...
  • Netflix casts Jaden Michael as young Colin Kaepernick

    10/27/2020 8:35:47 PM PDT · by Rastus · 24 replies
    The New York Post ^ | October 27, 2020 | Lauren Sarner
    Netflix has found its young Colin Kaepernick: Jaden Michael. Michael will play the NFL quarterback and civil rights activist in the upcoming series “Colin in Black & White,” and Ava DuVernay will direct the first episode. The six-episode series will follow Kaepernick’s childhood as a young African-American teen growing up in a white adoptive family and how his experiences shaped both his football talent and his activist work.
  • Colin Kaepernick speaks on Breonna Taylor shooting indictment: 'Abolish The Police'

    09/23/2020 7:01:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 48 replies
    FOX News ^ | Sept. 23, 2020 | By Daniel Canova
    "The white supremacist institution of policing that stole Breonna Taylor’s life from us must be abolished for the safety and well being of our people. #BreonnaTaylor #SayHerName #AbolishThePolice," Kaepernick wrote on Twitter.
  • Sports World Gets ‘Equality’ All Wrong

    09/20/2020 10:00:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | September 20, 2020 | Will Alexander
    The fatal flaw in the idea that America is rife with racial inequality is a failure to distinguish between two kinds of equality: the equality of blacks as human beings, and the equality of their performance in the social and economic arenas.  The root of so many stubborn problems in America’s inner cities have less to do with skin color than with behavior.  But instead of getting to the root of the problem, academia, corporate-types, the media, Hollywood, and now professional sports have become a septic system that pipes the rotten narrative of victimhood all over the nation, forcing regular...
  • NFL's social justice experiment is no touchdown

    09/20/2020 8:05:35 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 20, 2020 12:00 | by Salena Zito, National Political Reporter
    Anthem protests began in 2016, when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat and later knelt during the anthem, followed by several other players for other teams doing the same thing. It was a significant factor in the 8% plunge in viewership for a league that had previously been seen nationwide as a great unifier. That ratings plunge continued the next year after the protests expanded in President Trump's first year in office. This time, the plunge was 9.7%. For years, the NFL was the glue that for generations gave a guy sitting in his game room in East Palestine,...
  • Woke Capitalists Pandering To Colin Kaepernick And The ‘Social Justice’ Movement Will Never Win

    09/17/2020 8:29:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/17/2020 | By Emily Jashinsky
    Colin Kaepernick is right about one thing—the NFL’s new social justice messaging campaign is best described as “propaganda.” Kaepernick’s dissatisfaction with the league’s explicitly pro-Kaepernick efforts, however, should be a major lesson for other woke capitalists. Absolutely nothing short of dismantling the capitalist system will satisfy their detractors.Corporations can go to great lengths to mollify critics, but those critics will never be pleased because their worldview is ultimately rooted in radical anti-capitalism. Mark Cuban, for instance, should recognize that Kaepernick and the leaders of Black Lives Matter do not see him or Roger Goodell as allies, no matter how...