The Super Bowl LVI halftime performance featuring Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, a surprise spot by 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg and Eminem proved to be iconic. However, it's what the latter emcee did during his set to show support for the BLM movement that's already made for an everlasting impression.

10/25/17- Colin Kaepernick just signed a $1 million book deal and Chris strongly believes that he should have them put his books on the bottom shelf to force people to take a knee to get it! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

In rapper Common’s eyes, Jerry Jones is showing a “slave owner mentality” by stating he’ll bench any player that doesn’t stand during the National Anthem. TMZ caught up with Glory rapper as he was entering his car. Common points out the people should pay close attention to the lyrics that Francis Scott Key wrote in the National […]

09/29/17- Sports Illustrated is the Bamma Of The Week for the cover of their latest magazine issue. “A Nation Divided, Sports United,” with no Colin Kaepernick to be found on the cover. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eric Reid said he hopes that the criticism President Donald Trump directed at NFL players protesting during the national anthem will help bring awareness to the issues that former San Francisco 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick hoped to raise when he began his protest last year. Kaepernick sat during the national […]

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, took a knee on the House floor Monday night in support of NFL players who knelt during the national anthem following Donald Trump’s criticism of the protest. “There is no basis in the First Amendment that says that you cannot kneel on the national anthem or in front of the […]

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Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy publicly responded for the first time Wednesday to Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly’s severe criticism of McCoy’s protest during Sunday’s national anthem. McCoy was one of about a dozen Bills players to kneel during the national anthem before the Bills’ win over the Denver Broncos. But in addition […]

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Two Chicago police officers are facing reprimands after they were photographed kneeling alongside an activist in what she called a show of support for NFL players protesting police brutality and racism. The pic, shared on Instagram Sunday, September 24, 2017,  by activist Aleta Clark, shows her flanked by two black, uniformed officers, all on one […]

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We can only imagine what Ray Lewis‘ mind is tripping on today as reports circulate that a petition to remove his statue from Ravens Stadium is gathering steam. As we said earlier in our story about Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller losing his gig as a spokesperson for a Denver car dealership, sometimes, when you […]

Rev. Al Sharpton believes that we shouldn’t “let the President flip the script” on the NFL protest. “The protest by the NFL players and by the NBA players supporting them is around the issue of racism and police brutality, ” he explains. Sharpton was careful to point out that it was not about the flag or […]

Music

Performing in his home state in Virginia, Pharrell Williams took a swipe at the president’s inciting remarks about NFL players who kneel or sit during the national anthem in protest of social injustice. Near the end of his set at Dave Matthews‘ A Concert for Charlottesville on Sunday night, the Virginia Beach native said, “If […]

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem Saturday, pulling the sport into a polarizing protest movement that has been criticized harshly by President Donald Trump. Before a home game against the Texas Rangers, Maxwell dropped to a knee just […]