Eminem kneels during Super Bowl 2022 halftime show after rumors of NFL controversy

Eminem kneeled on stage during his Super Bowl 2022 halftime show performance, and the NFL has denied a report that the league objected to the “Colin Kaepernick-style” gesture According to a report from Puck, the rapper was at odds with the NFL over kneeling “Colin Kaepernick-style” during a star-studded halftime show that also featured Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent. But NFL … Continue reading Eminem kneels during Super Bowl 2022 halftime show after rumors of NFL controversy

Colin Kaepernick’s children’s book ‘I Color Myself Different’ inspired by his upbringing

Colin Kaepernick is telling his origin story. The football player is writing a children’s book based loosely on his own life story, his publishing company, Kaepernick Publishing said in a statement this week. The book, “I Color Myself Different,” takes its name from one of his childhood experiences growing up as an adopted black child of white parents and will be “deeply personal,” the athlete said. … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick’s children’s book ‘I Color Myself Different’ inspired by his upbringing

Too Little, Too Late: Roger Goodell Says He Wishes NFL Had Listened to Colin Kaepernick Earlier

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that he wished the NFL had listened to Colin Kaepernick back when the former athlete was kneeling in protest in 2016. Roger shared his regrets while talking to former NFL player Emmanuel Acho for Acho’s video series, ‘Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man.’ via Complex: For expanded context, they were preceded by Acho acknowledging the earlier statement Goodell put out (more … Continue reading Too Little, Too Late: Roger Goodell Says He Wishes NFL Had Listened to Colin Kaepernick Earlier

George Floyd protests and Colin Kaepernick are related. But the NFL doesn’t really know why.

On Sunday afternoon, almost as one, the brands felt obliged to speak about the killing of George Floyd and the ensuing protests that have rocked America. Television networks spoke to us, sports teams spoke to us, makeup companies spoke to us. These are trying times, global corporations want us to know. But remember, Taco Bell is thinking of you. It was thus inevitable that the NFL — a … Continue reading George Floyd protests and Colin Kaepernick are related. But the NFL doesn’t really know why.

NFL Invites Colin Kaepernick For Private Workout

Essence.com The session will take place this Saturday at an undisclosed location. Colin Kaepernick is ready to get back on the field! According to news reports,  the free agent quarterback will take part in a private workout organized by the NFL at an undisclosed location in Atlanta on Saturday. The league sent a memo about the session Tuesday to its 32 teams, saying that the … Continue reading NFL Invites Colin Kaepernick For Private Workout

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Wins an Emmy for Best Commercial

People.com The 2-minute ad — which was first released in September of last year and was part of the company’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign — received the award for outstanding commercial at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday night. In the commercial, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, 31, narrates an inspiring message about the power of dreaming big and encourages fans to … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Wins an Emmy for Best Commercial