Michael Bennett

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Malcolm Jenkins and Michael Bennett Comment on Players Coalition Fracture

Several players accused Jenkins of negotiating the NFL’s recent financial commitment to social justice activism without a consensus.

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ICYMI: NFL Players Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Bennett Call on Roger Goodell to Support Racial Justice Campaigns

Yahoo! Sports published a 10-page memo in which players asked the league to directly support their organized efforts to fight racist criminal justice policies.

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Athletes, Activists and Allies Issue 'Statement of Solidarity' With Michael Bennett

“Michael Bennett has been sitting during the anthem precisely to raise these issues of racist injustice that are now an intimate part of his life. Now we stand with him.”

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A Black Football Fanatic Explains Why Now Is the Time For Him to Kick His NFL Habit

Filmmaker, activist and former quarterback Byron Hurt has been obsessed with the game of football since he was a 7-year-old pee wee player. But recent events have convinced him to boycott an NFL he calls ”as toxic and racist as this nation’s current president.”

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NFL Rejects Police Union's Demand to Investigate Michael Bennett's Accusation of Police Violence

The Las Vegas Police Protective Association called Bennett’s allegation that two officers treated him violently “false and defamatory,” and pushed the league to investigate him. 

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Las Vegas MPD Officers Allegedly Assaulted Michael Bennett of Seattle Seahawks

The outspoken player says police forcefully apprehended him following the August 26 Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

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NFL Stars Boycott State-Sponsored Trip to Israel

Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett cited John Carlos and Muhammad Ali in his statement explaining why he skipped the trip.

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Seattle Teachers Say #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool

Nearly 2,000 teachers wore Black Lives Matter t-shirts and held rallies addressing systemic education issues at schools across the city.

ICYMI: Richard Sherman and Michael Bennett Bring 'Black Lives Matter' Conversation To Sports

The Seattle Seahawks teammates had an insightful public conversation about “Black Lives Matter” in sports media last week.