Colin Kaepernick


Political dogfights have moved from the ballot box to our living rooms

Andray Domise: The Super Bowl’s various controversies emphasize capitalism’s infiltration of the political realm. For marginalized communities, selective consumption is one of the few remaining ways to make a statement.

Colin Kaepernick, Nike and the politics of brands

Anne Kingston: The NFL player’s provocative deal with Nike shows how consumption can be conflated with political action
Eli Harold, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid

Why the NFL’s new anthem policy manages to anger all sides of the kneeling debate

Instead of defusing the national anthem debate with its new policy, the NFL has managed to anger parties on both sides of the issue.
Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

What Colin Kaepernick can teach us about citizenship

Opinion: Kaepernick’s protest, about what and who makes a team and a nation, can also be connected to environmental justice
Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

Why Colin Kaepernick sat down

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick believes his country attaches a low cost to Black lives. He’s right, says Andray Domise.
Peter Norman, Tommie Smith, John Carlos

From one bold stand to another: Tommie Smith on Colin Kaepernick

In 2016, Colin Kaepernick chose to sit during the anthem. In 1968, Tommie Smith raised a fist. Smith explains why it’s the same fight