National Anthem

A teacher in a Chicago high school allegedly told a Latino student to “go back to your country” when she didn’t want to stand for the national anthem. During an assembly some students decided that they didn’t want to stand for the national anthem and this upset a teacher.  The students held a sit-in to […]

Many believe that Colin Kaepernick's activism—his refusal to stand for the National Anthem in protest of police brutality and for the sanctity of Black lives—made the NFL turn a cold shoulder to him.

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall announces that he has ended his National Anthem protest. He cites positive change toward ending police violence.

Colin Kaepernick will take over the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback position on Sunday.

A Texas youth football team received death threats after kneeling during the National Anthem.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday reignited controversy about his role in the birther movement after he refused “again to acknowledge that President Obama was born in the United States,” writes The New York Times. The move prompted his campaign, not Trump, to release a statement saying the candidate believes the president was indeed […]

The NFL kicked off its 2016 season with fans upset over Colin Kaepernick's protest and the booing of Pres. Obama's video taped message.

During Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the ongoing Kaepernick saga and the protest action that seems to be slowly picking up momentum.

Twitter erupted with #KapSoBlack after Kaepernick walked out onto the field for Thursday night's game against the San Diego Chargers in a full blown-out afro.

ESPN's Bomani Jones spoke with Roland Martin about the ongoing and escalating controversy surrounding NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

The controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's comments on his anthem protest continue.

Former football player Rodney Harrison tweeted an apology for saying quarterback Colin Kaepernick isn't Black. Harrison said the quarterback's heart is in the right place, but can't understand what Black men go through.