Obama On Kaepernick: "Sometimes It's Messy, But It's The Way Democracy Works" 

The uproar over Colin Kaepernick’s peaceful protest of police brutality has gone on long enough that the White House has now weighed in for a second time. Last week, press secretary Josh Earnest issued a statement that the White House “acknowledge[s] and even defend[s] his right to express those views.” Earlier today,…

Marathon Silver Medalist Feyisa Lilesa Says "Maybe They Will Kill Me" If He Returns To Ethiopia After Olympic Protest

As he crossed the finish line to win the silver medal in the Olympic marathon, Feyisa Lilesa crossed his forearms above his head in an “X,” a gesture of protest that resonated back home in Ethiopia. Lilesa said it was a risk. “If I go back to Ethiopia maybe they will kill me,” he said after the race.