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Colin Kaepernick news and analysis from The Nation
October 6, 2017
Trump Thinks Protest Is a Worse Offense Than Treason
He has suggested that those who desecrate the flag should lose their citizenship.
Patricia J. Williams
September 28, 2017
A Professional Athlete’s Reply to Trump
September 26, 2017
Taking a Knee Is Not About Abstract Unity but Racial Justice
As NFL owners join these protests, it’s critical to not let Colin Kaepernick’s message get lost.
September 22, 2017
Is the NBA a ‘Safer Space’ for Political Athletes?
The NBA wants to be seen as more friendly to player activism than the NFL. Let’s find out.
September 19, 2017
How Sports Can Unlearn Toxic Masculinity
Cleaning up youth sports culture in America and standing alongside teammates of color.
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September 18, 2017
Seattle to Michael Bennett: We’ve Got Your Back
At a time when other NFL teams are discouraging player protests, the Seahawks are welcoming it.
August 29, 2017
Inside New York City’s #IStandWithKap Rally
Scenes from the several-thousand-strong rally outside NFL Headquarters in New York.
August 24, 2017
The NFL Is More Comfortable With Concussions Than Conscience
At a massive rally for Colin Kaepernick outside NFL headquarters, speakers called out the league’s hypocrisy.
August 22, 2017
Yawkey Way’s Name Change and the Art of Pro Wrestling
ESPN’s Howard Bryant joins the show to talk about a proposed change to a Red Sox landmark and Damian Smith discusses professional wrestling.
August 9, 2017
Activists Are Rallying for Colin Kaepernick, but Aiming Far Higher Than One Man’s Career
Protesters will rally
for racial justice and free speech outside the NFL headquarters on August 23.