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BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/27/20
Professional athletes have always been engaged in politics because sports, like everything else, cannot be removed from the broader political environment.
BY Michael Sampson | Jacksonville, FL | 5/24/18
After a two-day meeting of the NFL’s 32 owners, on May 23, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced new policy changes in the NFL regarding the playing of the U.S. national anthem before games.
BY Kim DeFranco | Minneapolis, MN | 2/06/18
On Feb. 4, more than 500 people protesting police brutality, racism and corporate greed marched on the Super Bowl. These stunning photographs we taken by Kim DeFranco.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/05/18
Braving sub-zero temperatures, more than 500 people protesting police brutality, racism and corporate greed gathered in south Minneapolis at Peavey Park and marched U.S. Bank Stadium, the site of the Super Bowl, Feb. 4.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 12/28/17
A large-scale protest challenging racism, police crimes and corporate greed is set to coincide with the 2018 Super Bowl that will take place at U.S. Bank Stadium, on Feb. 4.
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BY Michael Sampson | Jacksonville, FL | 9/26/17
This past Sunday and Monday, Sept. 24 and 25, NFL football players numbering in the hundreds took a knee during the national anthem at different NFL games.
BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 11/03/14
Over five thousand people joined eleven tribal nations in demanding Washington’s football franchise “change the name!”
BY staff | Democratic People's Republic of Korea | 1/08/14
The Korean News Agency reported Jan. 8 that Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other sports fans gathered at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium to watch a basketball game between a team of ex-NBA stars, including Dennis Rodman, and Korean players from the Hwaebul team.
BY Chris Getowicz | Minneapolis, MN | 11/08/13
Over 800 people gathered here, Nov. 7, to demand the Washington Redskins change their racist name.
BY Foster Richards | Arizona | 8/19/10
Major League Baseball’s place in the history of the battle for equality and civil rights is an embarrassment. Black ballplayers were banned from the major leagues for over 75 years until 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier.
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