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People of the wide world of sports, unite!

Colin Kaepernick's protest of racial injustice and police violence against African Americans has drawn more athletes into the dialogue.

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49ers’ QB sits for National Anthem in protest of police brutality

With the NFL regular season approaching, some American football fans are getting a rude awakening from their off-season slumber. 

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Union, Black golfers teed off by tournaments at Trump's courses

Las Vegas Unite Here hotel workers join with Black golfers to urge the sport's professional associations to yank tournaments from Donald Trump's courses.

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Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings: “I can no longer stay silent”

"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan. 

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Carrying on Muhammad Ali's fight for justice

Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.

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This week in history: First black athlete wins Winter Olympics gold

Ten years ago this week, in Turin, Italy, speed skater Shani Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games.

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Racial slurs have no place in football

For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.

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Justice prevails at University of Missouri: President Wolfe steps down

"He has not only enabled racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students."

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Some extraordinarily special Olympics days in Los Angeles

The 6,500 athletes are accompanied by their 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators in attendance.

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Indigenous news: WNBA and Native heritage, hula protest, lacrosse comeback

Braids flying, sticks scooping, American Indian lacrosse players of all ages bring back a tradition that's more than a game.

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