The NBA players and the stance they took this COVID infested season deserves a spot in history. Many people talk about the Civil Rights marches of the 60’s as defining moments in US history. The marches and speeches from that time were impactful. The stance the NBA players have taken this past season on social injustice is on the level with the events of the 60’s. People may … [Read more...] about It started with a knee
By Jacquelyn D. Heath Since the tragic murder of George Floyd at the hand (make that knee) of a Minneapolis police officer, people in the United States have been on a sojourn of soul searching to get on the right side of the future as far as race relations are concerned. After more than 400 years on this continent, old, young, black, white, gay, straight and all in … [Read more...] about Justice for Colin?
Nike’s market value has risen by $6 billion since its controversial decision to feature former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in its new ad campaign, CBS News reports. Shares are up more than 36 percent for the year, nearly 5 percent just since the ad’s launch. Kaepernick is known for being the first NFL player to take a knee during the national anthem back in 2016, … [Read more...] about Colin Kaepernick pushes Nike’s market value up $6 billion, to an all-time high