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Nope.

A Nats fan and DC resident shared this pic on social media. It’s across from Nationals Park in DC. #Nope

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Posted by on September 27, 2017 in Civil Rights, Family, Politics, Race, Sports

 

I Sit With Kaepernick

49ers Colin Kaepernick sitting during the National Anthem is not new… someone just “broke the story.”

I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder… I have to stand up for people that are oppressed. … If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right.”

I think that people with a platform have an obligation to leverage it when they witness injustice. PERIOD. I applaud those who are unafraid to do so.

To look at the onslaught of hateful messages and backlash that he has received, one can no longer hide from the ugly truth.

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2016 in Civil Rights, History, Politics, Race, Sports, violence

 

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct

I am still trying to wrap my mind around the outrageous lie told by U.S. Olympic swimmer, Ryan Lochte. He is not a kid, far from it… although his behavior is indicative of one.

His actions are the exact opposite of what the Olympics are about. He should be beyond ashamed. There is no way that he didn’t understand the impact this type of robbery would have on Rio. This city has been uber anxious about crime especially during the games. Not to mention the preceding violence and unrest because of the existing inequities suffered by the people. With that said, who do you think they were going to blame for this “crime”? They were probably rounding up folks…

While everyone was grateful that the athletes were safe, there was footage of their disrespectful shenanigans. Lochte was stateside hiding behind his lawyer. SMDH…

Thank you to the Brazilian authorities for being tenacious with their investigation. I am hopeful that the Brazilian people don’t paint us all with the same brush. 

I’m so disgusted that I have no more words… well maybe a few…

Perhaps people could rethink all of the outrage that they had toward Gabby Douglas for not putting her hand to her heart during the U.S. national anthem. 

 
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Posted by on August 20, 2016 in Rant, Sports

 

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The Greatest of All Time

Is still the greatest to me.

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RIP Muhammed Ali
January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016

Professional boxer, father, husband, Heavyweight Champion, activist, philanthropist, friend

 
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Posted by on June 5, 2016 in Family, History, Politics, Race, Sports

 

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WE Can’t Breathe

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Georgetown Hoyas make a statement.

 
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Posted by on December 11, 2014 in Civil Rights, Family, Politics, Race, Sports, violence, Youth

 

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You Better Say It, Kenny!

(Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

I can not and will not lie.

Although I respected his prowess when he was on the court, I have always thought that Charles Barkley was an ignorant idiot. Thank you to Kenny Smith, for calling out his friend and colleague.

 
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Posted by on December 4, 2014 in Civil Rights, History, Politics, Race, Sports, Youth

 

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South Park Strikes Again

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Posted by on September 23, 2014 in Civil Rights, Race, Sports

 

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