Social Justice Synergy: LeBron, Jemele Team Up for Documentary

September 21st, 2018 9:00 AM
It's a social justice sinergy made in Heaven: "Mr. Hollywood" LeBron James and ex-ESPN broadcaster/writer Jemele Hill. The two Trump-hating millionaires are joining forces to produce the basketball documentary Shut Up and Dribble, a three-part Showtime series in November that she'll narrate.

The Root Blames Black NFL Viewers for Not Freeing 'Slaves'

September 11th, 2018 9:00 AM
Almost all was quiet on the NFL front in week 1 of the 2018 season. Protests were at a minimum, and that infuriates The Root's Senior Editor Stephen A. Crockett Jr. He excoriated African-American football players and fans, one group for refusing to spite the flag and the other for watching the games and in so doing, refusing to free the "slaves."

Kaepernick Deposition Coverage Trashes Pence, Christians

April 12th, 2018 10:00 AM
Yesterday an NFL attorney deposed Colin Kaepernick in the ongoing proceedings for the latter's lawsuit charging the league with collusion to keep him out of the league. Yahoo! Sports columnist Charles Robinson theorized on the approach an NFL attorney may have taken in questioning the former quarterback of the 49ers, who was passed over by all 32 teams during the 2017 season. The Root's Stephen…

The Root Tells Kaepernick to Retaliate for Ravens' Snub

April 4th, 2018 7:07 PM
To no one's surprise, liberal sports media are angry that free agent quarterback Robert Griffin III has signed an NFL contract while the polarizing Colin Kaepernick, who sued the NFL for collusion, remains a free agent in exile. Stephen A. Crockett Jr. of The Root blog suggests that Kaepernick retaliate by attending a collusion hearing and using the Griffin signing to taunt team owners about how…

The Root's Crockett Says Kaepernick Embodies Slaves

March 21st, 2018 7:28 PM
To The Root's Senior Editor Stephen Crockett Jr., the notorious ex-football player Colin Kaepernick is "our king" and a man who walks it, talks it. "His majesty" Kaepernick is also the embodiment of slaves who jumped off slave ships to their death, and he's the man who now shows up at depositions of the NFL owners he accuses of colluding to keep him out of the league wearing a Kunta Kinte t-shirt…