NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin says he’s boycotting the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards after they edited out part of his acceptance speech earlier this month in which he called for prayers after a police shooting in his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  Franklin posted a […]


MILAN (AP) — Director Spike Lee says he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers, following a pair of blackface fashion fails. Lee said on Instagram Friday that “It’s Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don’t Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist, Blackface Hateful Imagery. WAKE […]

Ever since Nike revealed Colin Kaepernick as the face of their new campaign white people have been upset and “boycotting.” But their boycott isn’t effective because sales have reportedly gone up 31 percent. The same thing happened when they tried to boycott Amazon. Everything they boycott ends up doing better, they need to boycott better. […]

When Starbucks had two Black men arrested for sitting inside one of their Philadelphia stores, the nation got mad. Many have come out condemning the action by Starbucks and police for arresting the young men waiting to meet a friend. This incident has also grabbed the attention of celebrities and journalists everywhere, with the likes of […]

Comedian and actress Arsenio Hall joins a long list of people who just can’t get with the Netflix boycott that Mo’Nique has asked many to support her in. “I just chased Mo’Nique from in front of my house. She’s over here looking for Kym,” laughed Hall. “I can’t boycott Netflix,” said Hall. “It’s not going […]

12/4/17- It’s week 13 and Chris is holding strong to the NFL boycott and so are a lot of you! Chris provides a rundown of the boycott and the current state of your favorite teams. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

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Ava DuVernay, the director of Disney’s upcoming film adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time,” said she would join a growing boycott of Disney’s screenings after the studio announced it had banned access to a media outlet over critical coverage. It all started with a Los Angeles Times investigation into Disney’s business dealings with Anaheim, which […]

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Twitter’s temporary suspension of Rose McGowan’s account amid her emotional reaction to Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault claims has sparked a movement. Gabrielle Union and Kerry Washington are just some of the celebs supporting today’s day-long #WomenBoycottTwitter protest in support of women whose voices have been silenced. “Starts now,” Scandal‘s Kerry Washington tweeted before going off […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With his attacks on activist athletes, President Donald Trump plunged into the middle of his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. For three days, the provocateur president has drawn criticism from the worlds of politics and sports for saying that football players who […]

09/18/17- Chris Paul gives a riveting rap about the split in viewership in the NFL this season. Some people are watching while others are boycotting until the NFL puts Colin Kaepernick back in the game. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

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DETROIT (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem. Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the 49ers. His supporters believe he’s being punished for protesting police brutality by refusing to […]