By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter March Madness hit the nation the second week of March and most African American basketball fans are not feeling it. There are several reasons for this uneasiness and doubt. African American schools went the big 1 for 7. On the Ladies side the South Carolina Gamecocks dismissed the (MEAC) […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Everybody was giving each other the high fives and back-slapping each other with two African American quarterbacks in the Super Bowl but there is an elephant in the room tearing up all the furniture. The Washington Football Club and the Kansas City Chiefs made it very clear… We don’t […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The Indianapolis Colts and owner Jim Irsay just sidestepped the Rooney Rule again by hiring ESPN broadcaster and former Colts center Jeff Saturday. Saturday won his first game over the Las Vegas Raiders before losing to the Philadelphia Eagles 17-16. Mr. Saturday has never coached a professional team in […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Octavia E. Butler could not have said it better and the United States of America is currently walking down the path of political darkness. In November Americans will be electing officials all over the country. Whether they be right wing or left wing they had better be the right […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Fans are frustrated by intruding politics in their favorite sports bring to light the struggles of African Americans in the United States and Black people around the world. These fans are stating they do not want politics in their sport of choice. The claims of politics became more strident after […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Black actress Leslie Jones could not have said it better “I know Serena’s dad told her the same thing my dad did: Be undeniable. If you’re so good, nobody can deny you. At the end of the day not even her biggest critics could deny what she became. I […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter In the butt ugly category, my homestate New Jersey Devils lead the way… with the N and J on the front of the sweater the J had horns and a tail. Christmas colors dominated the jersey the first years in New Jersey. Green, white, and Red, happen to be […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The second five best would be 1) the Montreal Canadiens when you say hockey you have to say Canadiens with the letters HC in circled the middle of their blue, white, and red jerseys, The big blue and white stripe across the middle of the jersey. The Habs have won 24 […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Growing up in a big sports family one would grow to like or dislike certain teams by the geographical location, their players, and their colors. In the National Hockey League, it was the sky blue of the Toronto Maple Leafs with the Canadian Maple Leaf in the middle was […]
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By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The United States of America celebrated it’s birthday on Monday, July 4th, 2022. African Americans, women, and other minorities want to know do they still count in the United States. Frederick Douglass delivered a wonderful heartfelt speech in Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852 on what the meaning of […]
Read more "THE CONSTITUTION IS STILL NOT KIND TO AFRICAN AMERICANS"