HOUSTON (AP) — Miracle Washington-Tribble didn’t see much hope for her future. At 16 and already a single mother to a baby boy, she wasn’t going to school, had been in numerous fights and lacked ambition to turn her life around. Then in August she was introduced to Eight Million Stories, a Houston program which […]
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports the NFL player protest movement and receiver Kenny Stills’ involvement, but wants him to play better. “Everything these guys protest, I’ve lived it, I’ve experienced it,” said an impassioned Flores, who is the son of immigrants from Honduras. “They’re bringing attention to […]
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins’ latest featured musical artist at practice: Jay-Z. Playlist to start Dolphins practice: “Show Me What You Got by Jay-Z, “Brooklyn We Go Hard” by Jay, “Ni**gas in Paris” by Jay and Kanye West, and “Run This Town” by Jay and Rihanna. All in a row. Would be […]
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills objected Monday to recent comments from rapper Jay-Z about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z and the league last week announced a partnership he characterized as a progressive step to carry on the campaign that Kaepernick began by kneeling during […]
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he has no hard feelings toward Stephen Ross regarding the team owner’s support of Donald Trump, and says his objections to a fundraiser for the president aren’t political. But Stills says there’s a contradiction in Ross supporting both racial equality and Trump. “It’s not […]
The NFL will not implement any new policy this season on players standing or kneeling during the national anthem, according to an ESPN report. Back in May, league owners approved a new policy banning any kind of visible protest, stating that “all league and team personnel shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem,” before […]
DENVER (AP) — Last season, the Seattle Seahawks led the league when it came to the number of players willing to make a statement while the national anthem played. To start this season, that wave of Seahawks has dwindled to only two players. Linemen Duane Brown and Quinton Jefferson walked off the field and waited […]
As Kaepernick’s powerful message continues to expand its reach, athletes unite in solidarity to take a stand. These are the athletes who have united against social injustice and police brutality in America.
With the first week of the 2016 NFL season in the books, more players have joined Colin Kaepernick's stand against injustice.