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Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the sidelines during a game against the Atlanta Falcons on December 18, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. He announced his December donations for his $1 million pledge Friday, January 6.

Colin Kaepernick Donates $50K to Standing Rock Health Clinic

Half of the quarterback's December 2016 donations went toward the free healthcare clinic providing support to frontline #NoDAPL supporters.

16 Women of Color Who Made History in 2016

Amidst a year of challenging news and political events, these 16 women of color kept it moving and made history in the arenas of culture, media, sports and politics.

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WATCH: Serena Williams and Common Discuss Racism and Loving Their Blackness

The tennis great and MC dive deep for nearly an hour in ESPN's "The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena With Common."

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LeBron James, Antoine Fuqua to Develop Muhammad Ali Doc for HBO

The late boxer and social justice activist's family will partner with James and Fuqua to develop the still-untitled documentary.

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WATCH: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Praises Muhammad Ali's Activism in MSNBC Special Clip

The video is culled from the basketball great's upcoming episode of MSNBC's "IconocLIST."

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READ: The Undefeated on White Fear of the Black Man

Ronald Gasser was just charged with manslaughter for killing ex-NFL running back Joe McKnight. But writer Martenzie Johnson has a pretty good idea how the case will play out.

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Shannon Sharpe Calls Out Phil Jackson for LeBron James 'Posse' Comments

Both James and Sharpe addressed the anti-Black sentiment behind Jackson's controversial comments.

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Singer Barred From Singing Anthem at 76ers Game for Wearing 'We Matter' Jersey

Sevyn Streeter: “I also felt it was important to express the ongoing challenges and ongoing injustice we face as a Black community within the United States of America.”

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Rasheed Wallace on Flint: 'That Water's Not Fixed'

The former NBA star and assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons penned a heartfelt essay about the Michigan city's ongoing water crisis for The Players' Tribune.

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Texas HS Football Team Faces Season Cancellation for Kneeling Protests

The Beaumont Bulls actions were inspired by Colin Kaepernick's protest against police violence.

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Colin Kaepernick Targeted With Violent T-Shirts at Bills Game

The 49ers quarterback's kneeling protest against police violence still angers a lot of people.

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Colin Kaepernick Calls Justice Bader Ginsburg's Criticism of National Anthem Protest 'Disappointing'

Kaepernick: "It is disappointing to hear a Supreme Court justice call a protest against injustices and oppression 'stupid, dumb.'"

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Colin Kaepernick Calls Both Presidential Candidates 'Liars,' 'Racist' Following Debate

"Both are proven liars and it almost seems like they're trying to debate who's less racist."

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ICYMI: Oakland Football Players Lie on Backs While Colin Kaepernick Kneels During Anthem

Kaepernick told the players: "The same way you all took a stand and stood with me, I had to come out here and stand with you all."

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Richard Sherman, Cam Newton Offer Responses on Police Shooting, Unrest in Charlotte

Two of the NFL's most famous players—one of whom plays in Charlotte—spoke out on the state of affairs in the city following the death of Keith Lamont Scott.

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What's Up With Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton's Expressions in This Pic?

Social media users and sports commentators alike struggled to understand the now-viral pic, with many speculating that the quarterbacks' expressions embodied an exchange on their seemingly opposite views on racism in America.

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Howard University Cheerleaders Kneel During Anthem at Nation's Classic

The cheerleaders, like an entire Seattle high school's football team and a legion of professional athletes, embraced Colin Kaepernick's protest of choice over the weekend.

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Olympians Simone Biles and the Williams Sisters Are Victims of Online Hacking

Sensitive medical information about the star athletes was released.  

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From Seattle to Camden, Athletes of All Ages Took a Cue From Kap

Professional, collegiate and high school athletes were inspired by the 49ers quarterback's ongoing choice to protest police violence and racism by taking a knee during the national anthem.

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San Francisco 49ers Pledge $1 Million to Social Justice Orgs

Colin Kaepernick’s protest spurred his team to invest in addressing the local racial-driven socioeconomic divide.