The NAACP claims that a group of white Mississippi high school students placed a noose around the neck of a black student on Oct. 13 and yanked backwards. The organization is now demanding that a full investigation into the incident, according to the Washington Post.
Somehow, out of all of the athletic groups across the country that are kneeling during the National Anthem, the one that was punished the hardest is full of kids.
The Beaumont Bulls football team of Beaumont, Texas has been involved in a roller coaster of gaining and losing support from league officials after choosing to kneel as a showing of solidarity against police brutality.
By now, stories of Pokemon Go players ending up in all kinds of awkward situations have surfaced, including strolls through mine fields and discovering dead bodies. But a University of Iowa football player recently found himself “”with four gun barrels staring me in the face,” according to his Facebook account of the experience. Body cam footage has now been released to verify his experience, according to ABC.
A state representative in the Missouri House filed a bill on Monday that aims to punish student athletes who exercise their right to protest.
Last week, mainstream news outlets erupted with stories about student protests at the University of Missouri. The University was founded in 1839 but didn’t admit Black students until 1950 when the University was “fully integrated.” Today, the roughly 35,000 students have found themselves at the center of a major push for cultural and administrative change on campus following reports of racism toward Black students on the main, predominantly white Columbia campus. Here are some of th key facts you need to know.
It turns out that Georgia star running back and Heisman Award candidate Todd Gurley was wrongfully accused of assault at a campus bar early Sunday morning.
Athens-Clarke County police confirmed that the puncher was actually a white man.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player drafted to the NFL, was cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday.
The move came as teams in the league reduced their roster to 53 players.
One of two teens convicted in the explosive rape case in Steubenville, Ohio is back on the team.
Ma’lik Richmond practiced with the team Monday as a wide receiver.
According to a recent poll, 44 out of 51 NFL players said they would be okay with having a gay teammate.
ESPN.com’s NFL Nation and ESPN The Magazine released the findings of the anonymous survey on the heels of Former Missouri football player and NFL prospect Michael Sam’s announcement that he was gay.