the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved new rules that will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear patches on their uniforms in honor and support of social justice issues.
It will be the first time in 20 years that media mogul Oprah Winfrey will not be featured on the cover, according to the publication.
NFL Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka reiterated his stance against kneeling during the national anthem, saying those who would do so could “get the hell out of the country.”
The 60th consecutive day of protests in Portland was punctuated last night by a bag of rifle ammunition and Molotov cocktails found by police responding to the chaotic scene.
Home openers began this week in an unconventional way, and the Tampa Bay Rays used their Opening Day to share a message.
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, was tear gassed by federal agents late Wednesday as he stood with protesters at a fence guarding a federal courthouse.
The Trump administration is facing growing pushback — in the courts and on the streets — to sending federal agents to Portland, Oregon, and potentially other Democratic-led cities.
Several big-city mayors that have seen upticks in violent crime and escalating clashes between police and protesters are demanding federal agents be withdrawn from their cities -- and any plans for more federal deployments be halted.
Major League Baseball hasn't always been at the forefront of the social justice movement in recent years, with leagues like the NBA and NFL usually taking center stage.
The “Strike for Black Lives” protest was organized by labor unions and social and racial justice organizations, which planned a range of actions in more than two dozen U.S. cities.
The retailer said that while the names "may have been rooted in a lighthearted attempt at inclusiveness, we recognize that it may now have the opposite effect."
After a battle with pancreatic cancer, Lewis died at the age of 80 on July 17, but his legacy left an indelible mark on the history of the nation.
The Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, using a carefully worded policy that doesn’t mention the word ban or that specific flag.
Officials in the English city of Bristol have removed a statue of a Black Lives Matter activist that was installed on a pedestal once occupied by a monument to a 17th-century slave trader.
North Carolina’s Asheville City Council apologized for its role in slavery and racial discrimination, voting unanimously to provide reparations in the form of community investments to help Black residents.
Marc Quinn created the likeness of Jen Reid, a protester photographed standing on the plinth after demonstrators pulled down the statue of Edward Colston and dumped it in Bristol’s harbor on June 7.
Teams in every major sports league have rebranded themselves with new names for various reasons over the decades. Here’s a look at some of the most recent:
Authorities have executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention.
St. Pete’s chief of police says his officers will begin enforcing pedestrian traffic rules following complaints about protesters blocking traffic and emergency vehicles.
As the nation's first female African American combat pilot, Vernice Armour is used to breaking barriers and challenging the status quo.