Colin Kaepernick Lands $1 Million Book Deal

Colin Kaepernick Lands $1 Million Book Deal

Colin Kaepernick has inked a book deal worth just over $1 million with Random House imprint One World, according to Page Six. One World is headed by book world superstar Chris Jackson who launched it last year. He also publishes JAY-Z and Ta-Nehisi Coates. It was previously reported that Kaepernick was seen “taking meetings with publishers in the New York offices of WME” to shop the planned book. Carlos Fleming reps Kaepernick as an athlete, … Continue reading

Russell Simmons Pens Pro-Protest Open Letter

Russell Simmons Pens Pro-Protest Open Letter

When Colin Kaepernick decided to protest racism by refusing to stand for the national anthem, he received both support and criticism from people across the nation.  Numerous players around the NFL have joined the San Francisco 49ers quarterback by kneeling during the anthem as well, but the conversation ignited even further when they continued the protest on 9/11. Detractors including model/actress Kate Upton objected to the protest and said it was “even more horrific” to sit … Continue reading

Howard’s Cheerleaders Kneel During National Anthem

Howard’s Cheerleaders Kneel During National Anthem

The Howard University cheerleaders have joined Colin Kaepernick, Megan Rapinoe and other athletes across the sports landscape in protest. Before Saturday’s road game between the Bison and Rutgers, Howard’s cheerleaders kneeled during the national anthem. These cheerleaders do more than support teams. They support causes. SOURCE: ESPN

Russell Simmons Offers Brandon Marshall Endorsement Deal

Russell Simmons Offers Brandon Marshall Endorsement Deal

NFL linebacker Brandon Marshall has found a supporter who can offer him more than his sympathies, following reports that a second Marshall sponsor has pulled its endorsement in response to his recent protest of the National Anthem. Music mogul Russell Simmons took to Instagram upon learning the news on Tuesday [September 13], and extended Marshall an opportunity to recoup some of his lost bucks while he continues to stand for what he believes in. “Which … Continue reading