Tag Archive: Football

Nov 22

Necessary Blackness Ep: 96 – Colin Kaepernick: Race, Class & Power In America

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz speaks about why the bourgeoise elite is not the voice for Black America and why it’s important to call out Stephen A. Smith for his criticism and condemnation of Colin Kaepernick. We have to ask ourselves, why would Stephen A. Smith a prominent Black Man in Sport’s Media talk so harshly about Colin Kaepernick and do everything to undermine his efforts? What is he to gain? Anytime you encounter a Blackman who defends the white power structure with such passion and vigor, you need to watch them.

Aug 23

Necessary Blackness Ep: 91 – Is Jay-Z Partnership With The NFL Disingenuous?

Not too many people were pleased when Jay-Z announced he will form a partnership with the National Football League to deliver social justice entertainment programming, despite the NFL not signing Colin Kaepernick for protesting the national anthem and kneeling during the ceremony.

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