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Colin Kaepernick news and analysis from The Nation
May 31, 2022
Are Colin Kaepernick and the NFL Going to Reunite?
On this week's episode of
The Edge of Sports
, we discuss the significance, or lack thereof, of Kaepernick’s tryout with the Las Vegas Raiders.
November 3, 2021
Colin Kaepernick, the Virginia Elections, and the Canary in the Coal Mine
The recent controversy sparked by his Netflix special’s depiction of slavery and the NFL is a microcosm of the political battles defining our country.
October 21, 2021
In Our Orbit: Dave Zirin’s “The Kaepernick Effect”
’s sports editor has a new book out on the politics of “taking a knee.”
September 24, 2021
How the Kaepernick Effect Reached Small-Town Iowa
Taking a knee was controversial in the NFL. Imagine the reaction in “Steve King country.”
September 21, 2021
What Is the “Kaepernick Effect”?
Princeton University Professor Eddie Glaude and Dave Zirin in conversation on Dave's new book,
The Kaepernick Effect
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August 31, 2021
Five Years Later: Steve Wyche on Breaking the Kaepernick Story
NFL Network’s Steve Wyche joins the show to talk about breaking the Kaepernick story and what it all means five years later.
August 19, 2021
5 Years After Colin Kaepernick Refused to Stand, We Still Get the Story Wrong
More important than the man who took the knee is the movement he helped launch.
February 11, 2021
Why Did Mark Cuban Fold?
The controversy over the anthem shows, yet again, that there is nothing “united” about these United States.
December 9, 2020
English Soccer Players Take a Knee
Two Queen’s Park Rangers players looked directly at Millwall supporters and took a knee in a show of radical defiance.
November 18, 2020
Colin Kaepernick Speaks Out for Mumia Abu-Jamal
The exiled quarterback stands up for an imprisoned revolutionary, bringing Mumia’s case into the current moment.