Pharrell Williams also took two knees, joining Stevie Wonder and athletes in protest

Pharrell Williams also took two knees, joining Stevie Wonder and athletes in protest
Image: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global CitizenThe #TakeAKnee movement has officially spread beyond football this weekend.  The protest, focused on police brutality and racial justice by Colin Kaepernick, has been taken on by the immortal Pharrell Williams. While performing during "A Concert for Charlottesville: An Evening of Music and Unity" this weekend, the musician took a moment, and two knees, to address the right to protest itself in the face of Donald Trump's incendiary comments. SEE ALSO: Miss Texas

They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington

They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington
Alexandria, Louisiana (CNN)The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one. Some men walk in sneakers without laces. Some sport navy blue prison-issue shoes. One wears work boots, still stained with paint.This may be the last time they touch US soil. The Boeing 737 beside them is bound for Guatemala City. And these men, like all passengers on ICE Air, have one-way tickets.In the past year, the United States has deported nearly 100,000 people on

Hate against the NFL proves impeachment wont stop Trumps America

Hate against the NFL proves impeachment wont stop Trumps America
Which do Trump fans love more, the NFL or President Donald Trump? According to the New York Times, it’s not the NFL. After the president’s vulgar criticisms against NFL players who kneel for the national anthem to protest police violence against Black Americans, and the subsequent backlash from various players and coaches, Trump fans are now much more likely to view the NFL negatively than positively, according to Morning Consult polls. Over 60 percent of Trump voters see the NFL “somewhat

Birmingham’s commonwealth touch

Birmingham’s commonwealth touch
Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Could Commonwealth hipsters survive in Birmingham? Speaking of public transport, conditions remain favourable for Birmingham's popularity. High-speed rail line HS2 is set to link London to the second city in a way that will kill boxset-watching time, albeit a few years after a 2022 javelin is thrown in anger. Against this backdrop, HSBC bank announced an HQ relocation from London to Birmingham, with about 1,000 jobs set to be transferred and the bank describing

Egypt sent into raptures as country qualifies for first World Cup since 1990

Egypt sent into raptures as country qualifies for first World Cup since 1990
(CNN)Egypt manager Hctor Cper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game.Time seemed to slow as Egypt's 27-year wait to reach football's showpiece event came down to a single left-footed strike. As many as 90,000 supporters crowded into the Borg El-Arab Stadium near the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria for Sunday's match. Salah's parents even hired a bus to take people from his home town of Basyoun. Millions more watched

Athletes in Glasgow for Great Scottish Run

Athletes in Glasgow for Great Scottish Run
Live coverage: Great Scottish RunOther events for families and children were held in George Square on Saturday.There will be a series of road closures in Glasgow city centre and Traffic Scotland has warned that the A814, M8, M77 and M74, as well as local roads around the city centre, may be busier than usual. Image copyright JSHPIX.CO Image caption Callum Hawkins, Sam Kinghorn, Jo Pavey and Andrew Butchart are among the star names taking part in the Great Scottish

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.
NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, "There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of." The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray's national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole