Papa John’s Pizza now says it supports the NFL players’ right to protest during the national anthem, in an apparent about-face.

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“We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said about NFL players kneeling in protest during the playing of the national anthem.

The NAACP said Jerry Jones is"tone-deaf" on the national anthem protest and called his threat to bench player unconstitutional.

The NFL protest has been gone back and forth between protesting against police brutality or it being misinterpreted as disrespect to the flag, military, and nation. But it’s the veterans and people of the military that we should be asking about what it means to them. Roland talks with  Allison Jaslow, Executive Director with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans […]


Guns & Guitars, the shop where shooter Stephen Paddock had recently purchased rifles, released a statement following Sunday night’s tragedy in Las Vegas.


Follow The Beat On Twitter: Over the weekend, President Donald Trump was up to his usual shenanigans on Twitter, particularly going in on the NFL, it’s players, and why he feels everyone should stand for the National Anthem. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Of […]

All across the NFL, players protested by taking a knee, putting a fist up and some not even coming out during the National Anthem to protest against the president’s comments, support Colin Kaepernick and stand against police brutality. What do former NFL players think about President Trump’s remarks on the NFL and the protest? Roland Martin […]

Athletes and NFL team owners push back against President Trump's divisive remarks about kneeling during the national anthem.