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Colin Kapernick Says NFL 'Blackballing' Free Agent Eric Reid

The former NFL quarterback accused the league of running "propaganda" proclaiming to care about Black lives while it simultaneously undermines fellow free agent Eric Reid for speaking out in support of the Black community.

NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag From Events, Ends National Anthem Policy

NASCAR has already paved the way for American sports to return, including racing with no fans and limiting the number of pit crew members. Now, NASCAR has prohibited the Confederate flag and ended its policy requiring teams to stand during the national anthem.

#BoycotNFL Grows Momentum After Celebs, Leaders Join

"Friends who know me, know that I love football," tweeted Democratic lawmaker Keith Ellison on Sunday. "But I won't be watching this NFL season because of the unfair cowardly and idiotic kneeling ban. #BoycottNFL." 

NY Rep: NFL Players Kneeling Is Like Giving Nazi Salute

"Disgraceful that @nyjets owner will pay fines for players who kneel for National Anthem. Encouraging a movement premised on lies vs. police. Would he support all player protests? Would he pay fines of players giving Nazi salutes or spew racism? It's time to say goodbye to Jets!"