In today’s current backwards climate, standing up for what’s right and taking a stand against unethical treatment can make you unable to get a job. That’s exactly the case for Erik Reid, who was the first to kneel alongside fellow NFL player Colin Kaepernick, and still remains unsigned to a team. https://twitter.com/Blavity/status/978440250975506433 Back in 2016, […]

CNN's Van Jones chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his new book, "Beyond The Messy Truth."

The Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall announces that he has ended his national anthem protest. He cites positive change toward ending police violence.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the National Anthem protests "dumb" and disrespectful in an interview with Katie Couric.


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday reignited controversy about his role in the birther movement after he refused “again to acknowledge that President Obama was born in the United States,” writes The New York Times. The move prompted his campaign, not Trump, to release a statement saying the candidate believes the president was indeed […]

Colin Kaepernick has gained a lot of support when it comes to his controversial protest of the National Anthem – but he's also gained a few haters.


Jamie Foxx won't be protesting the National Anthem anytime soon, and for one simple reason – he's happy with America.

Former football player Rodney Harrison tweeted an apology for saying quarterback Colin Kaepernick isn't Black. Harrison said the quarterback's heart is in the right place, but can't understand what Black men go through.

KOBE BRYANT’S LAST GAME AT THE VERIZON CENTER December 2, 2016 (Washington, DC) – Multiple Grammy Award winner, TV star Erica Campbell performed the National…

The Wall Street Journal released this video which includes a live feed from Beyonce’s mic at Monday’s Inauguration.  By most accounts it is clear she is singing along with a track adding maybe some different fuel to what has become a “scandal”  (of overblown proportions in my opinion). Check it out below and see what you […]

I don’t know that I really care, because she rarely flubs a performance and clearly she is more than vocally capable… but the Times of London is reporting that Beyoncé was lip-syncing “The Star Spangled Banner” at Monday’s Inauguration.  Some members of the press seated below the podium report that the Marine Corps Band wasn’t playing during […]