In a recent forum, Berkeley Professor Harry Edwards described the history of activism by black athletes and how current players such as Colin Kaepernick continue their legacy.
Baseball legend Hank Aaron came to the defense of Colin Kaepernick, saying the unsigned quarterback is "getting a raw deal."
A racial epithet was spray-painted on the gate LeBron James' home in Los Angeles. The NBA star says it shows "racism will always be a part of the world."
Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin recently compared the racial taunts he received in college at Harvard to the ones has gotten in the NBA.
When the horses enter the gate for the 143rd Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska and France. None will be African-American.
As the former coach of Colin Kaepernick with the San Francisco 49ers, Jim Harbaugh had been asked last fall about the player's famous protests of the national anthem.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has altered his stance and will stand during the national anthem next season, ESPN reported on Thursday.