There is a campaign in the USA by sportspeople and others in support of black rights. The following article looks at the history of the way in which black people have been and continue to be defined in terms of a binary good/bad lense depending on the needs of the predominantly white power structure.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/09/26/good-blacks-bad-blacks-from-washington-and-dubois-to-morgan-freeman-and-colin-kaepernick/