Social Justice

The NFL’s New Social Justice Ad Features Players Kneeling But No Colin Kaepernick

The ad led to Colin Kaepernick trending on Twitter during Sunday night's Super Bowl. During the Super Bowl, the NFL… Read More

February 8, 2021

What Is ‘Wanton Endangerment,’ And Why is it Important to the Breonna Taylor Decision

Former Louisville police officer Brett Hankinson was charged, just not for the shooting of Breonna Taylor. On Wednesday, Kentucky Attorney… Read More

September 23, 2020

Louisville Settles Breonna Taylor Wrongful Death Lawsuit for $12 Million

To this date, the police officers involved with Breonna Taylor's shooting have not been charged. The city of Louisville has… Read More

September 15, 2020

Jacob Blake Shares Hopeful Message from Hospital Bed: “There’s a Lot More Life to Live”

"We can stick together, make some money, make everything easier for our people." Jacob Blake, the 28-year-old black man who… Read More

September 6, 2020

Jacob Blake’s Father Says His Son is Handcuffed to His Hospital Bed

The shooting took place Sunday afternoon. Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, WI, was shot multiple times as he… Read More

August 25, 2020

A Letter From the Editor: Where Okayplayer Stands on Images of Brutality

Dear Okayplayer Family, old and new,   The last few months have been rife with disturbing stories and graphics as the… Read More

May 29, 2020

Gregory & Travis McMichael Arrested & Charged for the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Gregory McMichael and his son Travis were charged with murder and aggravated assault for the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.… Read More

May 7, 2020

Meek Mill Honored With Social Justice Award from NYU

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Meek Mill (@meekmill) on Mar 16, 2019 at 9:38pm… Read More

June 11, 2019