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Rapper Diddy wants to buy football team

With racial tensions casting a pall over American football, rap mogul Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and become the first African American owner of an NFL team.

With new album, Eminem finds political voice

Just how much has America changed since Donald Trump's election? Eminem, knee-deep in controversy a generation ago for misogyny and homophobia, is back as a self-styled moral conscience.

For me racism is like terrorism – Salomon Kalou

Ivorian international Salomon Kalou has revealed why Hertha Berlin players knelt before a German Bundesliga game in protest against racism nearly two weeks ago, which he compared to terrorism.

Donald Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for US anthem

US President Donald Trump slammed the National Football League again on Wednesday for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem.

Ivorian Kalou buoyed by Hertha’s anti-racism protest

Hertha Berlin's Ivorian forward Salomon Kalou compared racism to terrorism as he explained why his Bundesliga side "took the knee" on Saturday.

Mike Pence walks out of NFL game as players kneel during national anthem

US Vice President Mike Pence has walked out of an American football game after some players knelt during the national anthem.

NFL players kneel after fresh Donald Trump call

NFL players protested during the US national anthem for a second straight week on Sunday, ignoring a fresh demand from President Donald Trump to stand for the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner.

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

A wave of protests swept across the National Football League on Sunday as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice.

Trump urges fans to boycott NFL over anthem protests

US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged fans to boycott National Football League games to pressure the league to fire or suspend players who show disrespect for "Flag and Country."

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

Jay-Z salutes football rebel in New York return

Back on stage in his native New York after a stint as a full-time businessman, Jay-Z was in the mood for his classics. And for a bit of politics.


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