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Nike makes Colin Kaepernick one of the faces of its 'Just Do It' campaign

Honoree Colin Kaepernick speaks onstage at the ACLU’s Annual Bill of Rights Dinner.Image: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images By Marcus Gilmer2018-09-03 20:38:09 UTC On Labor Day, Nike released a powerful ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the NFL star still in exile for standing up for his beliefs. The ad is a simple black and white image of Kaepernick’s face with the message, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Kaepernick tweeted

Newsweek tweets scarily tone-deaf photo of MLK Jr. in a casket

Image: The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-01-01 21:44:37 UTC The next time you’re thinking of tweeting a photo of a Civil Rights legend in a casket, just, uh … don’t. Earlier today, the Newsweek twitter account shared a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his casket with the caption, “Have you seen my brother Martin?” The tweet was promptly deleted, but not before it caught the