Former 49ers Star Colin Kaepernick Ready To Play; Will The NFL Come CallingThe NFL is now facing public pressure to put Colin Kaepernick back in the league, to show that it serious about addressing racial inequality.
Rev. Sharpton Calls Out NFL's Goodell During George Floyd EulogyDuring his fiery eulogy at Tuesday’s funeral for George Floyd in Houston, Reverend Al Sharpton called out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on behalf of former 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
The Saga of Colin Kaepernick: Vindication but Still No ContractGlobal opinion about former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has shifted so much that more people are now vilifying those who attack him or misrepresent the meaning of his silent, kneeling national-anthem protests.
49ers Kyle Shanahan: Kaepernick Deserves Admiration For Staging Anthem ProtestSan Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan used a call with Bay Area reporters Thursday to praise former quarterback Colin Kaepernick for trying to bring the issue of racism and police brutality to light with his protests during the national anthem in the 2016 season.
Saints QB Brees Apologizes For Criticism Of Colin Kaepernick Anthem ProtestsDrew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he repeated his opposition to former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016 to protest police brutality toward people of color.
Supporting the Fight For Social and Racial Injustice: List Of National, Local ResourcesThe Bay Area has played host to numerous protests following the death of George Floyd and other people of color killed at the hands of police. Not everyone is able to protest right now due to the coronavirus pandemic, and we know some are looking to do more, or just learn more. Here is a running list of resources, local and national, that are helping fight racial and social injustice.
George Floyd Death: Stephen Jackson Mourns Losing 'Twin'; Kerr, Curry Voice OutrageFormer Golden State Warriors star Stephen Jackson mourned the loss of his friend George Floyd, whose death in police custody in Minneapolis has sparked national outrage.
Former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick To Release Memoir: 'I Want To Tell The Story Of My Evolution'Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers QB, is set to release a memoir this year that will explain the events leading up to his decision to protest.
Beyoncé And Jay-Z Sit During National Anthem At Super BowlVideo of Beyoncé and Jay-Z sitting while Demi Lovato sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl has surfaced online.
Kaepernick's Super Bowl Close Call Left Lasting Impact on NFL and SocietyIf there’s a single player who brought the NFL to a point of reckoning it is the now-unemployed quarterback from Turlock who came 5 yards from winning the Super Bowl with the 49ers in 2013.
PETA: Colin Kaepernick-Inspired Ad Will Not Air In Super Bowl Pre-Game BroadcastThe animal rights group PETA claimed Friday that a Colin Kaepernick-inspired animated commercial was blocked from airing in Sunday's Super Bowl pre-game broadcast.