Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bond together with scions of families that have been French for generations, all for the rouge, blanc et bleu. And for only the second time, France is the World Cup champion.
Snatching immigrant babies may have scored some points for the president with his base, but it was never going to light up the scoreboard like tackling black jocks.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Howard Bryant and discusses the sports journalist's new book, "The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism."
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback's legal team wants to determine whether meddling by the president led to his blacklisting by the NFL.
Protest and dissent require courage, and exercising those rights often comes at a cost.
Instead of hailing the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles for their work on the field and in their community, the White House is staging a “Celebration of America” featuring music provided by U.S. military bands and choruses.
A new report reveals the president personally influenced the league's efforts to stifle national anthem protests.
A more perfect match between president and African-American icon could not be imagined.
In 2015, Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake investigated how the Department of Defense finances displays of patriotism at sporting events with taxpayer dollars.
The human rights group awards the former NFL quarterback its Ambassador of Conscience Award for his peaceful protests against racial inequality.