THE R-WORD IS DYING HARD

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter This team in Washington D.C. continues to flail at the winds of change. There is a history of sexual misconduct around the Burgundy and Gold for the last 15 years. Washington continues to deflect the name-logo-mascot issue with making league history with the first female radio broadcaster in the […]

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BABY STEPS

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The current Black Lives Matter movement has awakened this nation to its mounting racial problems but it has left Native Americans behind and the Washington Football Club is a glaring example. African Americans will have to help our Native Brothers and Sisters in this political battle. The team recently […]

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THE MISSING HALL OF FAMER

THE MISSING HALL OF FAMER By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM   PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Nicknames – are cool. They imply inclusion, oft times encompassing a trait or quirk connected to that person. In my old neighborhood, there was a brother, John, nicknamed “Pie” because of his pie-faced pallor; a […]

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JUNETEENTH 2020: SPORTS AND GRACE

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Returning the consequence of race abuse to the lap of the race abuser is the beginning of the end. The motivation to learn about racism becomes profound. The personal investment to avoid racism reaps a richer bounty. The urgency to end racism comes into sharp relief. It’s like that old […]

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PADDOCK TO POST – TRIPLE CROWN 2020 (OR: HOW TO BUILD ANOTHER SECRETARIAT)

PADDOCK TO POST: TRIPLE CROWN 2020 – (OR: HOW TO BUILD ANOTHER SECRETARIAT) By Jennifer Thibodeaux Bourque and Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief   LAFAYETTE, LA and PHILADELPHIA PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) The specter of the COVID -19 virus has altered our approach toward sports forever. For the things which have seemingly been […]

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We the People

What we all witnessed regarding the vigilante death of George Floyd and what we have been subject to seeing far too often over the years pertaining to black men and boys is in direct alignment with the destruction of the black male image.

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THE 25TH LETTER

THE 25TH LETTER By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) It didn’t take long to see truth exposed on a television screen on May 25, 2020:   WOULD A WHITE GUY DIE FOR TRYING TO USE A COUNTERFEIT $20 BILL?   Before we forget, this is how it […]

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