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Colin Kaepernick Is GQ’s ‘Citizen of the Year’

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Presenting @Kaepernick7‘s 2017 GQ Men of the Year cover https://t.co/HZE8XctcIA pic.twitter.com/z4aaNhyEVE — GQ Magazine (@GQMagazine) November 13, 2017 Colin Kaepernick has been named 2017’s “Citizen of the Year” by GQ magazine. In the feature story titled, “Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Silenced,” GQ editors note...

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Releases Barbie Doll

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Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas now has her own Barbie doll! Douglas’ doll is following in the footsteps of Mattel’s Ava DuVernay doll, which was also released as part of the company’s Shero collection. On sale today for $24.99, the Gabby Douglas Barbie comes complete with...

Dawn Staley Becomes 2nd African-American Female Head Coach to Lead an NCAA D-I Basketball Team to a National Title

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North Philly’s own, Dawn Staley made history when her South Carolina Gamecocks defeated  Mississippi State, 67-55, to win the NCAA women’s basketball championship. Staley became the second African-American head coach to win an NCAA Division 1 Championship. It’s the first time Staley left the Final...

Former WNBA Player Candice Wiggins Says She Was Bullied For Being Straight

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Last March, Candice Wiggins ended her WNBA while playing for the NY Liberty. The announcement came as a shock to many because she was up for a contract extension. Wiggins joined the WNBA in 2008 and even won a  championship with the Minnesota Lynx, but says...

Martellus Bennett Says He Won’t Visit White House For Super Bowl Honor

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New England Patriots’ Martellus Bennett says he doesn’t plan on visiting the White House to celebrate his team’s Super Bowl victory. “I’m not going to go,” Bennett said, following the Patriots’ historic win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The team overcame a 25-point deficit, the largest in...

Atlanta Hawks GM Makes ‘Angry Black Woman’ Joke At Fan Event

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According to Deadspin, Atlanta Hawks GM Wes Wilcox made some offensive remarks while speaking before season ticket holders at event in early December. In a sorry attempt at crowd control, Wilcox resorted to a racially charged joke, as retold by Hawks fan Clarenton Crawford and...