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By William C. Rhoden, The Undefeated RIVERDALE, Ga. — Colin Kaepernick proved beyond any doubt on Saturday that he belongs in the NFL. During an hourlong workout on a high school football field in Riverdale, Georgia, Kaepernick did all of the things NFL personnel would expect to see from an elite-caliber...
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Once again, the NFL is pissed with Colin Kaepernick. READ MORE: As Jay-Z is reportedly linked to Kaepernick’s NFL workout, some issues with the league surface Many people had concerns about whether or not the NFL’s workout offer was a legit opportunity for the former quarterback to show his best moves in...
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While most of us spent our Sunday basking in the triumphant return of the Popeye’s chicken sandwich, others—like exiled NFL quarterback turned activist Colin Kaepernick—spent theirs being far nobler. The Hill reports that Kap spent the day providing the homeless with free food and supplies in Oakland, Calif. Did I mention...
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Look back on the 2019 Freedom Awards at The Orpheum Theatre with TSD freelance videographer Terrisa C. Mark.
“From the trauma, anger and stress I felt after losing my son, I would have just took (sic) myself out if I didn’t change my focus.” Mike Brown Sr. said he’s still grieving six years after losing his 18-year-old-son, Mike Brown Jr. The unarmed teen was shot and killed by...
Atatiana Jefferson is a Black woman from Fort Worth, Texas who was shot and killed in her bedroom as she played with her 8-year old nephew by a white police officer investigating a potential break in. The officer has...
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By JAKE BLEIBERG and JILL BLEED Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door was charged with murder on Monday after...
The federal government is still exploring the Emmett Till case according to a recent report which says the 60-plus-year-old cold case is still open and on the books. —Amber Guyger murder trial: Listen to her frantic 911 call— According to Yahoo, the case involving the brutal killing of the teen in...
A Florida jury has found a white man guilty of manslaughter after he sought to defend murdering a Black man under the state’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law. Late Friday night, the jury handed down the guilty verdict to 49-year-old Michael Drejka, who fatally shot 28-year-old Markeis McGlockton during a dispute over...
By Dustin Seibert, theGrio We learned Monday morning that Daniel Pantaleo, the New York Police Department officer who placed Eric Garner in the chokehold that contributed to his death in 2014, was finally fired. Not imprisoned. Not placed in a room with Garner’s family for five minutes. Just…fired. If you are...