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Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick

How taking the knee began

When an American football player began staging silent protests against racial injustice, few could have guessed that the gesture would trigger an international debate that is still raging five years later. But “taking the knee” is back in the headlines after triggering fresh controversy that has resulted in an angry backlash…
bubmag
July 14, 2021
Colin Kaepernick

Republicans Have Ruined Sports for Republicans

Earlier this month, the right found the latest battle in the culture wars: America’s pastime. When Major League Baseball moved the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver after Georgia passed a wave of voter suppression measures, the outcry was sharp. “Baseball was supposed to be America’s pastime: happy, unifying,…
bubmag
April 19, 2021