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Wed, 27.02.2019

On The Shoulders Of Giants

When Colin Kaepernick stopped standing for the national anthem at NFL games it sparked a nationwide conversation about patriotism and police brutality. Black athletes using their platform to protest injustice has long been a tradition in American history. In this episode we tap in our friends at Throughline to explore three stories of protest that are rarely told but essential to understanding the current debate: the heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson, the sprinter Wilma Rudolph, and the basketball player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.

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Mon, 19.12.2016

Revenue, Sports, Black America; a 21st Century Plantation? by B. Mchie

The main office of African American Registry┬« is in Minneapolis, about 2 miles from US Bank stadium where the Minnesota Vikings play professional football. 3 miles from the University of Minnesota campus, where Williams Arena and TCF Bank Stadium feature the schools basketball and football programs respectively. Basically 2miles from downtown, our office is also […]

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Thu, 16.10.2014

Race and Sports in America, 2014, by B. Mchie

Question authority is more than a bumper sticker from the 1960’s. It is a statement that speaks to how anyone keeps themselves in check whether personal or business concerns are the subject. Regarding the racial landscape of team ownership in the NBA I find the current method of qualifying to own to be very sad […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

these hips are big hips they need space to move around in. they don't fit into little petty places. these hips are free hips. they don't like to be... HOMAGE TO MY HIPS by Lucille Clifton
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