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Ole Miss Basketball Players Kneel During National Anthem To Protest Local Pro-Confederate Rallies

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The Ole Miss basketball team is woke (well, some of them). Players on the squad knelt during the national anthem in protest of pro-Confederate rallies happening near their university’s campus.

Deadspin reports that K.J. Buffen, Terence Davis, Luis Rodriguez, Bruce Stevens, Devontae Shuler and Breein Tyree took a knee before the team’s home game against Georgia on Saturday (Feb. 24). A total of eight players kneeled per reports.

Reports ESPN:

Minutes before the game, both teams formed lines for the anthem. As “The Star-Spangled Banner” began, six Rebels players — who appeared to be KJ Buffen, D.C. Davis, Brian Halums, Luis Rodriguez, Devontae Shuler and Bruce Stevens — knelt one by one. Two more players — appearing to be Breein Tyree and Franco Miller Jr. — took a knee on the song’s final line.

The game was being played while two pro-Confederacy groups organized a march onto the campus in Oxford, Mississippi.

“The majority of it was we saw one of our teammates doing it and we just didn’t want him to be alone,” Ole Miss scoring leader Tyree said after his team’s 72-71 victory. “We’re just tired of these hate groups coming to our school and portraying our campus like it’s our actual university having these hate groups in our school.”

So no, they weren’t disrespecting the flag or servicemen. Star player Tyree later tweeted: “To the people that fight for this country, my teammates and I meant no disrespect to everything that you do for us, but we had to take a stand to the negative things that went on today on our campus. #WeNeedChange”

The team’s coach, Kermit Davis, was unaware the protest was going to happen, but he supported his players, as he should.


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  • The protests were about the protesters…look at ME!
  • Michael Ian Black’s 24/7 stress tweet, sincere offer to help him
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  • People asking “Are you a Socialist?”
  • Death with dignity, voluntary check-out
  • Life and death gray areas…like abortion rights
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Texans Players Kneel During National Anthem To Protest Racist Team Owner

The “inmates” have spoken. Houston Texan players took a knee during the National Anthem in direct response to comments made by team owner Bob McNair last week. 

On Friday, word got out that McNair likened his players to inmates who didn’t need to be running the prison when he was asked about NFL protests.

Not all, but the majority of the Texans players kneeled during the National Anthem before today’s game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Salute to the Houston Texans…players. Their owner is a racist bum.



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One week after Eminem’s anti-Trump tirade, Chuck D’s supergroup releases visuals for the “Strength In Numbers” anthem, meant to boost support for the NFL’s #TakeAKnee protests.

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Ludacris’ “Move B*tch” Used As Protest Chant By Anti-Trump Demonstrators

Hip-Hop’s influence continues to show throughout the country’s most critical social and political moments. Ludacris‘ rowdy 2001 hit “Move B*tch” was recently used as a protest chant against Donald Trump.

Close to 2,000 people marched from Downtown Atlanta to the gravesite of Martin Luther King Jr. to protest the recent racist brutality in Charlottesville, VA.

The peaceful rally drew individuals of all backgrounds looking to voice their stance against hate. During a portion of the walk, President Donald Trump became the clear target as protesters incorporated his name to the theme of “Move B*tch.”

“Move Trump, get out the way, get out the way” became the chant of the crowd over the booming instrumental. This moment caught the attention of Luda himself who later shared footage of the rally on his Instagram saying “#MoveTrump ✊🏾”.

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Foo Fighters — Shut Down Westboro Protest … In The Best Way Possible (VIDEO)

The Foo Fighters shut down another Westboro Baptist Church rally in Kansas City, Missouri, by turning “rickrolling” into a live-action meme. Dave Grohl and the rest of the band crashed the rally — where protesters held up signs that read “No…


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Foo Fighters Rock All Over Westboro Baptist Church In Expert Protest Troll

You just got played, Westboro Baptist Church.

The notorious hate group, known for picketing funerals and public events for attention, protested an old foe, the Foo Fighters, before the band’s concert in Kansas City Friday, the Kansas City Star reported.

But the Foo Fighters fought back. Led by frontman Dave Grohl, they trolled the demonstrators by blaring Rick Astley’s 1987 hit “Never Gonna Give You Up” from a pickup as they rode in the back. Band members also held up signs that read “You got Rick roll’d” and “Keep it clean.”

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Rickrolling,” originally a bait-and-switch prank in which people are lured into clicking Internet links of interest that instead open to Rick Astley’s song, has been around for several years but is used to maximum effect here.

The Foo Fighters also took on Westboro protesters in Kansas City in 2011, singing a gay love song to counter the group’s anti-gay views.

Westboro founder Fred Phelps had written: “[The Foo Fighters] have a platform and should be using it to encourage obedience to God; instead they teach every person who will listen all things contrary to him: fornication, adultery, idolatry, fags.”

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Anti-Action Bronson Protest Pops Up In Canada

Action Bronson joins the list of rappers like Tyga that have been the subject of protests and petitions for their lyrical content.

This time the New York-based rapper has been targeted by over 25,000 people that don’t want to see him perform at Toronto’s NXNE festival in June. Click here to see the online boycott.

The protest, started by a woman named Erica Shiner, states the following:

We urge you to stop your support for Action Bronson performing at Yonge and Dundas Square as part of the NXNE music festival on June 21st 2015. The content of his music glorifies raping and murdering women. It is completely inappropriate that an artist like this be hosted at a venue owned and operated by the City of Toronto, as part of a festival which is funded by various levels of government. It demonstrates that NXNE, the City of Toronto, and Vans Footwear turn a blind eye to rape culture and violence against women. He should not be given a voice through the support of any of the aforementioned groups.

Please refer to the petition for a sample of his content and some personal messages from others who have signed the petition.
The petition specifically cites songs “Consensual Rape” and a video where Bronson eats his meal off a dead woman before rolling her up in a carpet.

Bronson fired back on social media and blasted his “haters” in a fashion fans are accustomed it.

NXNE organizers released their own statement in support of Action Bronsom:

On Tuesday, May 26 a group of concerned Torontonians created a petition to remove Action Bronson from NXNE’s lineup on Sunday, June 21 at Yonge-Dundas Square. The petition has spawned a passionate online discussion. The Festival would like to address this topic.

Action Bronson performed at Yonge-Dundas Square as part of NXNE in 2012 with Killer Mike, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah. It was a positive concert that was described by reviewers as “laid back”, “a lot of fun” and a “world class hip-hop showcase”. NXNE is confident the lineup on June 21 at Yonge-Dundas Square will make for another enjoyable day of music in a public space.

“NXNE will also present a number of rap artists at various venues, such as Tink and Kate Tempest, who have be lauded for the undisguised feminist viewpoints in their music.” says Sara Peel, Managing Director of NXNE. ” “That being said, in the interest of moving forward in a positive manner, we are engaging in discussion with our community about this important issue, and looking to provide opportunities for concerned voices to be heard.”

NXNE believes each and every one of these artists have the right to express their views through music, but those views belong to them and them alone. Those who are offended by an artist are invited to check out other Festival showcases, as NXNE will present hundreds of artists this June – some may be considered controversial, but most are just plain fun.

Bronson is also receiving support from fans and a counter-petition has been launched to “stop feminist extremists from censoring Action Bronson’s free speech and his performance at NXNE.”

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Listen to Prince’s protest song ‘Baltimore’

Prince released his much-anticipated protest song about “Baltimore” on Saturday — one day before his scheduled “Rally 4 Peace” concert in that troubled city. Oddly, the music he wrote to match his socio-political message could barely be more breezy. Contrasting lyrics inspired by the death of Freddie Gray and the subsequent riots in Baltimore, Prince’s like-named song has the light, pop-rock panache of hits like “Raspberry Beret.” It’s catchy — in this case, to a fault. Listeners may have trouble putting together its sober lyrics with the sometimes flighty tune, enlivened by several rousing guitar solos. “Nobody got in nobody’s way/So I guess you could say it was a good day/at least a little better than the day in Baltimore,” Prince sings. “Does anybody hear us pray?/for Michael Brown or Freddie Gray/Peace is more than the absence of war,” reads part of the second verse. Later, the song includes the repeated refrain, “If there ain’t no justice/then there ain’t no peace.” Prince recorded the song on April 30 at his Paisley Park Studios, playing every instrument himself. In an interview with My Fox Twin Cities, Prince explained that the Freddie Gray incident — along with recent health issues for the star’s idol Joni Mitchell — inspired his piece. “With everything going on…I had a lot to get out,” Prince said. His “Rally 4 Peace” benefit show will take place Sunday night at Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena. The audio portion will stream in its entirely on Jay Z’s new Tidal service. Proceeds from the show will benefit various Baltimore youth charities. Jfarber@nydailynews.com
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Bill Cosby Returns To Stage For First Time Since November While Some Protest

KITCHENER, Ontario (AP) — Bill Cosby got a standing ovation from polite Canadian fans at the end of his first show since November, but protesters outside braved below-freezing weather to shame the ticket-holders as they streamed in.

Cosby’s show in Kitchener was the first of three performances planned in Canada’s Ontario province and come in the wake of sexual assault allegations from more than 15 women. The entertainer saw at least 10 performances get canceled on his North American tour. Wearing a sweater saying “hello friend,” Cosby climbed the stage decorated with two giant posters of him with Nelson Mandela. Some in the audience gave loud whoops but the reception was subdued compared to the standing ovation at his last stage performance in Florida.

“First of all thank you,” Cosby said to the audience before starting his routine with some cold weather jokes.

There were no disruptions during the performance and the crowd laughed throughout.

“I had a wonderful time,” Cosby said before leaving to a standing ovation.

Some ticket-holders had said they would boycott the performance, and the 2,000-seat venue was about two-thirds full. Several police officers and private security guards were posted throughout.

Outside the Centre in the Square, more than a dozen protesters came out in sub-freezing temperatures, carrying signs saying “rape is no joke.” Some shouted “you support rape” and “shame on you” at fans. A few protesters blocked the doors of the venue until being asked to leave by security.

But fans defended Cosby as they arrived.

“I’m skeptical of all the accusations,” said Gerald Reinink. “I always loved Cosby, good family humor. Why are 20 women coming out now when it’s 20, 30 years ago?”

Dan Emerson said he was glad there were no hecklers inside the venue.

“Innocent until proven guilty. I’m hope it’s not true and until I know otherwise I love him to death,” Emerson said.

Cosby, 77, is also scheduled to appear at the Budweiser Gardens in London on Thursday and at the Hamilton Place Theatre in Hamilton on Friday.

The comedian, who starred as Dr. Cliff Huxtable on “The Cosby Show” from 1984 to 1992, earning a reputation as “America’s Dad,” has never been charged in connection with any of the sexual assault allegations. A 2005 lawsuit by a Pennsylvania woman was settled before it went to trial, and he is being sued by a woman who claims he molested her in 1974 and by three other women who allege they were defamed by the comedian when his representatives denied some of the allegations.

Most of the women say he drugged them before he assaulted them.

Hours before Cosby took the stage, attorney Gloria Allred said three more women are accusing the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting them in Las Vegas or Los Angeles between 1981 and 1996. Allred said at a news conference in Los Angeles that the accusations are too old for criminal charges or lawsuits.

Phylicia Rashad, who played Cliff Huxtable’s wife Claire on the Cosby Show, defended her co-star in an interview Wednesday with ABC World News Tonight. Rashad said she believed the allegations are part of a campaign to ruin Cosby’s legacy.

“He’s a genius. He is generous, he’s kind, he’s inclusive,” said Rashad, who first spoke to Roger Friedman earlier this week for his Showbiz911 blog. “This is not about the women. This is about something else. This is about the obliteration of legacy.”

The show in Kitchener was Cosby’s first since Nov. 21 in Melbourne, Florida, where he was greeted by an adoring audience.

Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic said he would attend an alternative event that was organized to raise awareness of sexual assault at the same time as Cosby’s show.

Aatif Baskanderi said he put his six tickets up on the online site Kijiji after he and his family decided they couldn’t go in light of the allegations. He said six tickets that cost $ 600 went for just $ 220. He said they tried to get a refund but couldn’t.

Baskanderi, whose family is of Pakistani origin, said his family had looked up to Cosby because his TV show portrayed professional minorities in a positive light.

“We grew up watching the “The Cosby show” as an illustration of civil rights,” he said. “It feels like no one is treating these women seriously. It kind of goes against what we connected to the “The Cosby show” as being representative of civil rights. It turned us off.”


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Bicketing: YG Fans Protest His Grammy Snub In DTLA [Photos]

As Grammy Season grows nigh, a ton of YG fans still find some type of ways about the West Coast rapper’s snub from the rap categories in this year’s award ceremony. The Def Jam studio debut album My Krazy Life easily cracked the top 10 of Hip-Hop Wired’s best albums of the year and even Grammy Award beneficiary Macklemore felt that the gangsta rap classic should have been recognized.

Since no outcry should be left unpunished, YG fans marched in Downtown Los Angeles yesterday (January 3) for a “bicketing” movement, which is picketing with a “b” substituted for the rapper’s Blood gang affiliation.

After being tagged in the various photos (which saw many of the protestors shamefully kicked out the Grammy Museum), an astonished YG had this say: “Damn. This Brazy, my fans protesting about a n***a not bein Grammy nominated. I ain’t tell Em do this doe,” he tweeted followed by a series of 100 emoticons.

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Students Protest Free Camel Rides On Campus

The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota planned to bring a camel to campus to celebrate “hump day,” until some students started protesting it online.

It was just supposed to be a fun event, not tied to anything besides which day of the week it was, all put on by the Residence Hall Association at the Catholic university.

For those who don’t get the connection, Wednesday is known as “hump day” for being in the middle of the week, and a camel has a hump. (Ya know, like the annoying Geico commercial.)

But after a small student protest on Facebook, the University of St. Thomas canceled the event.

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports:

The original plan was to bring the camel to the St. Paul campus May 14 and turn the quad into “a petting zoo type of atmosphere,” [RHA Adviser Aaron] Macke said. The camel, he noted, is trained for events like these and owned by a local vendor.

In fact, last December St. Thomas brought a reindeer to campus (also hired locally) for the same purpose. No protests ensued.

Macke said he’s not sure who started the Facebook page, but last week it was bristling with indignant comments. Some suggested the event was disparaging to Middle Eastern cultures, an example of animal cruelty and even environmentally unfriendly. “I think they thought the camel was coming from another part of the world,” he said, “[and] it would be bad for our carbon footprint.” Others simply objected to the cost. (Macke said the fee, about $ 500, was coming from a social event fund.)

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Some students felt using a camel, which is also associated with traveling through the desert in Africa and the Middle East, would be racially insensitive.

“I respectfully disagree,” senior Ryan Nolan told TommieMedia. “A camel does not ‘degrade or simplify’ our view of Middle Eastern culture. That would be like saying that turkeys simplify people’s view of America. People wanted to see the camel because it looks cool and because of a pop-culture reference in no way relating to Middle Eastern culture.”

As far as the animal cruelty aspect, that doesn’t hold up either, according to TommieMedia columnist Anne Gaslin:

Sure, that’s an important issue that needs attention, and it often is linked with the domestication of animals. But the camel would have been fine on campus. We’re all adults here; it’s not like any students were going to punch it in the hump. Its safety wouldn’t be jeopardized. Even though the protesters succeeded in getting the event canceled, the camel is still going to be used for this exact same kind of event, just elsewhere.

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