NBA "Hopeful" Playoffs Will Resume This Weekend After Players Sit Out Games In ProtestThe NBA said Thursday it is "hopeful" the league will resume the 2020 playoffs this weekend after Milwaukee Bucks players decided to sit out Game 5 against the Orlando Magic in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Pro Athletes' Stand Against Racial Violence Part Of A Long Tradition Of Protest That Includes KaepernickProfessional athletes took a stand Wednesday against the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man in Wisconsin, by boycotting scheduled games. This is not the first time athletes have used the national stage to bring awareness to racial injustice.
Giants, Earthquakes Suspend Games; Other Contests Postponed Follow NBA Boycott Over Police Shooting Of Jacob BlakeThe San Jose Earthquakes and San Francisco Giants have joined the growing boycott by professional sports players over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
NBA Postpones All 3 Playoff Games After Milwaukee Bucks Boycott Game 5The NBA has announced that all three playoff games set to be played Wednesday evening will be postponed and rescheduled in the wake of an unarmed Black man named Jacob Blake being shot seven times in the back in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Goya Faces '#BoycottGoya' Backlash After CEO Praises TrumpGoya, which claims to be the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S., is facing a backlash after CEO Robert Unanue praised Donald Trump during a Thursday event at the White House.
More Than 500 Companies Join Facebook Ad Boycott 'Stop Hate For Profit'On Wednesday, more than 500 companies officially kicked off an advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with its organizers early next week.
Zuckerberg Gives In To Pressure, Announces Facebook Crackdown On Hate SpeechFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday that the social media giant will begin banning ads that scapegoat ethnic groups and minorities in addition to labeling potentially "harmful" posts from public figures following an advertising boycott campaign.
Facebook Exec Admits 'Trust Deficit' As Advertiser Boycott AcceleratesA Facebook executive acknowledged Tuesday that the social media giant faces a "trust deficit" amid a widening advertiser revolt over misinformation and hate speech on the platform.
Patagonia Joins Growing Facebook Advertiser BoycottPatagonia, the outdoor apparel brand, said it will join a growing advertising boycott of Facebook and Instagram being led by a coalition of civil rights groups.
The North Face Biggest Brand Yet To Join Facebook Ad BoycottOutdoor apparel brand The North Face has become the best-known company yet to commit to an advertising boycott of Facebook.
Protesters Call For Equinox, Soulcycle Boycott Due To Owner's Trump TiesA small group of protesters gathered at the Soulcycle gym in San Francisco, joining a nationwide call for a boycott of the fitness chain because the billionaire owner plans to host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump.
SF Giants Owner Donates To Controversial Senate CandidateThe San Francisco Giants' principal owner donated to the campaign of Cindy Hyde-Smith, a controversial Senate candidate in Mississippi. Now, a civil rights attorney is calling for a boycott of the team.
Colin Kaepernick 'Just Do It' Ad Sparks Nike BoycottThe company announced that the unsigned free agent, who is known for kneeling during the national anthem to bring attention to racial injustices, would join the company’s signature campaign.
NRA Supporters Are Blowing Up Yeti Coolers In Company BoycottGun owners around the country are blowing up expensive coolers after the NRA accused outdoor lifestyle company Yeti of joining a nationwide boycott of the gun-rights organization.
NRA Backlash: Big Brands Sever Ties to Gun LobbyThe National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre.