In the last text Floyd sent to Wayne (pictured), he told the rapper to get political in his lyrics and referenced civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King. Despite Floyd's anger at what he saw as the unfair treatment of black people by society, Wayne said his 'big bro' was the most peaceful man he knew … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: George Floyd’s last message to rapper friend was to be a voice for the black community like NFL baller Colin Kaepernick – in haunting foreshadowing of his deadly arrest where white cop kneeled on his neck
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The disturbing footage shows Floyd pleading with police and saying "I can't breathe" to the cop who was kneeling on his neck. … [Read more...] about Who is Colin Kaepernick and why is he not in the NFL anymore?
Trump was presumably referring to videos on social media of people burning their Nike products in protest at Nike’s campaign. While the president is correct that the NFL’s audience has fallen, it is in line with a general decline in television viewership in America. Very few NFL players continue to kneel for the anthem – in the second week of preseason only one of the league’s 1,664 players did so. … [Read more...] about LeBron James backs Nike’s Kaepernick advert as Donald Trump renews NFL attack
“I lead a group of young men who have the potential to make a real impact in this world. My message to them and anyone else who wants to listen is that honesty, transparency and empathy go a long way in bringing people together and making change. I hope that the tragedies of the last few weeks will open our hearts and minds to a better way of communicating and hopefully create that change.” … [Read more...] about ‘Am I next?’: Coco Gauff, Stephen Jackson join outcry over George Floyd killing