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Poll: 'Profound' Racial Divide Over Anthem Protests Popularized By Kaepernick

WASHINGTON (CBS / AP) — White Americans by large numbers disapprove of athletes protesting during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” according to a new poll. 329 more words


OH YES THEY DID: James Madison University Distributes Seven-Page Speech Guide

’35 dumb things well-intended people say’ list passed out to James Madison University student orientation leaders.

Student leaders of this year’s freshman orientation at James Madison University were given a list of 35 things they should avoid saying, including phrases such as “you have such a pretty face,” “love the sinner, hate the sin,” “we’re all part of the human race,” “I treat all people the same,” “it was only a joke,” “I never owned slaves,” and “people just need to pick themselves up by their bootstraps,” among other expressions. 528 more words


Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback for the San Francisco 49’s, has been making some waves lately with his refusal to stand for the National Anthem in protest over the treatment of Blacks in America, or something. 1,137 more words

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Nebraska, in spite of misguided regent, shows how to handle anthem protest

With one eloquent, passionate and gut-wrenching speech this week, Nebraska senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey explained exactly why this country needs to have quite uncomfortable conversations about race relations. 664 more words

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[VIDEO] University of Houston Professor Agrees to Hand Out 'Emotional First-Aid Kits,' Balks at Pacifiers, Prefers Thumb-Sucking

James O’Keefe gets professor to agree to help him hand out blankets, stuffed animals to college students.

Sydney Hutchison reports: An assistant professor at the… 353 more words


Why you must never sing The Star-Spangled Banner

Report by Ram Goswami

The Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem of the USA, but spiritually enlightened Aaiyyanists living in the USA must never sing it. 500 more words


Why Rhythm Nation Should be the National Anthem... Seriously

Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest has sparked a series of discussions on different topics. Most focus on the appropriateness of his actions weighed against the issues where he is attempting to shed light. 1,173 more words

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