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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

Social Issues

Friday, September 16, 2016, Tulsa, Oklahoma, approximately 7.30 p.m.

Terence Crutcher

yet another

son, brother,

and father

put down

on the ground;

an unarmed

black man

(really?

truly!)

banned

from life – 113 more words

A Personal Reflection

What The Paralympics and Colin Kaepernick Tells Us About Honouring War Veterans

by Christienna Fryar Follow @jamaicandale

For sports fans in the United States, early September brings the return of football[1]: college football; high school football; and of course, the NFL. 981 more words

Racism

Stop Telling Black People When To Protest!

Honestly, there’s really no need to mince words here, son. I truly, truly hate when people tell Black people when it’s appropriate to protest. For this particular post, I’ m not even talking about the individuals who think we don’t have a right to protest at all. 652 more words

Social Commentary

Colin Kaepernik: The Anti-Cam Newton

In a gesture protesting racial injustices and police brutality in America at a recent preseason game, San Fransisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernik made headlines by refusing to stand during the National Anthem—and before “the dawn’s early light”, social media was in a frenzy. 364 more words

Politics

Tom DeWeese: Featured Guest Editorialist

Patriots vs. Politicians – “Where are the heroes for today’s young people to admire?”

by Tom DeWeese

Many of the younger generation must be truly bewildered over the emotions older Americans display when expressing love, devotion, respect and reverence for our country. 411 more words

Declaration Of Independence