Confronting the myth of a ‘post-racial utopia’ in pro sports

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continued to protest racial inequality and police brutality by refusing to stand during the national anthem Thursday. He’s being called unpatriotic by critics – in a world where competition and patriotism are inextricably linked.

Next, life as a senior in Los Angeles can be lonely, especially if leaving the house is difficult. KCRW Going Gray in LA series tells the story of one woman who found her sense of purpose at the local senior center.

Then, Labor Day is upon us and even though it’s the end of summer movie season, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of movies coming out. Critics give us their picks for the long weekend.

And finally, #olds dissect the strange, complex phone rituals of teens.

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