‘Colin in Black & White’ Limited Series by Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay to Premiere on Netflix October 29

Last July it was reported that streaming giant service Netflix had announced that filmmaker Ava DuVernay and social activist/former professional football player Colin Kaepernick have joined together to present a limited series on Kaepernick’s high school years titled, Colin in Black & White. The series focuses on the former San Francisco 49er quarterback’s formative high… Continue reading ‘Colin in Black & White’ Limited Series by Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay to Premiere on Netflix October 29

11th-Annual Root 100 List Announced: Most Influential African Americans of 2020

11th-Annual Root 100 Today The Root, a G/O Media brand and one of the largest sites covering Black news, politics, culture and opinion, announced the winners of its 11th-annual Root 100 List, featuring one hundred of the most influential African American innovators, public figures, community leaders, challengers, and activists of 2020. This list celebrates members… Continue reading 11th-Annual Root 100 List Announced: Most Influential African Americans of 2020

Colin Kaepernick Teams Up With Impossible Foods to Feed 1 Million People

Impossible Foods announced it is collaborating with Colin Kaepernick and Know Your Rights Camp to support food security and social justice throughout 2020. Since the start of the pandemic, Impossible Foods has provided relief to over 750,000 people experiencing food insecurity. The startup is on track to donate plant-based meat to feed at least 1… Continue reading Colin Kaepernick Teams Up With Impossible Foods to Feed 1 Million People

Jay Z and NFL Partnership to Aid Criminal Justice Reform

@MzHanaG Jay Z‘s decision to partner with the National Football League in August of 2019 was received by many as a betrayal of former 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee during the national anthem in 2016 in protest of racial profiling, and the deaths of black Americans by the dint of police. Kaepernick… Continue reading Jay Z and NFL Partnership to Aid Criminal Justice Reform

OneUnited Bank ‘Take A Knee’ for Social Justice

In an unprecedented move, OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, unveils the “Take A Knee” Campaign with a stunning masterpiece, Last Man Standing, by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker. The protest art evokes the importance and burden of activism in America, featuring three football players kneeling during the national anthem. The Take… Continue reading OneUnited Bank ‘Take A Knee’ for Social Justice

Joa Macnalie Releases ‘The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’

First-time author Joa Macnalie has just released The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick, through Melanin Origins, LLC.  The book, which is written in a third-person narrative, will educate both parents and children on the life and legacy of this modern-day inspirational maverick.  The Hero In The Helmet is available at Barnes & Noble nationwide… Continue reading Joa Macnalie Releases ‘The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’