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Anti-Police Athletes

Editorial: Tragedy in Columbus

The fatal shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant could have only been prevented by one person, the deceased.

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Idaho Deputy Marshal Suspended for Video Mocking LeBron Jame

A friend of Silvester set up a GoFundMe page to help the deputy recover his lost income. It has raised nearly $200,000. Silvester says he is now planning to donate a portion of the money to The First Responders Children’s Foundation.

LAPD Officer Asks to Speak with LeBron James About Anti-Police Comments

"Instead of apologizing, you deflected," Officer Deon Joseph wrote. "You said you took your tweet down because you did not want it to be used for hate, when the tweet itself was the embodiment of hatred, rooted in a lack of understanding of the danger of the situation."

Kaepernick Urges Philly DA to Free Cop Killer Mumia

In a video Kaepernick claims that Black Panther Mumia was framed for the murder of Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981.

College Football Player Charged with Assaulting California Officer

A former football player with the University of California at Berkeley was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of attempted assault on a police officer.

Officer Designs Shoe Honoring Law Enforcement, Proceeds Support Police PTSD Charities

Proceeds from the sale of his sneakers, which are black, white and blue, benefit Code 9 and Blue H.E.L.P, two organizations which seek to improve the lives of officers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Denver Broncos Players Donate $200,000 to Buy Protective Gear for First Responders

The kits includes body armor, a helmet and a wound trauma kit, all of which is meant to better the first responders' standard issue gear. The point is to protect against rifle fire.

Anti-Police Protesters Show Up Outside Charlotte Stadium to Support Kneeling NFL Player

The group carried signs with the names of people killed by police in Charlotte and around the country, Seeking Justice Consortium founder and organizer Kass Ottley said.

New USA Gymnastics CEO Forced to Resign Over Tweet Opposing Nike's Kaepernick Ad Campaign

Much of the criticism has come thanks to an anti-Nike tweet she sent in September. In that tweet, which has since been deleted, a photo showed that Bono used a black marker to cover up a white Nike logo on a pair of golf shoes -- a symbol of protest against Nike's polarizing "Just Do It" campaign featuring anti-police activist Colin Kaepernick.

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NBPA Sends Letter of Support to Nike CEO for Kaepernick Advertisement

The National Black Police Association released an open letter they sent to Mark Parker, Nike's CEO, saying that NBPA "believes that Mr. Kaepernick's stance is in direct alignment with what law enforcement stands for—the protection of a people, their human rights, their dignity, their safety, and their rights as American citizens."

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