By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter There are six flags that fly on six state capitols across this great land that reminds many of the racial past. These six state flags remind us that we are still not a perfect union. This country has been fighting for the morality of its soul for the […]Read more "THE UN-HOLY SIX"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — Four years ago a young man from the University of Nevada stood — Oh, excuse me — kneeled for justice, equality, and freedom at the start of each game. He took a knee for those who could not. This created a firestorm throughout the country. The league […]Read more "PLAY TO WIN?"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter THE RESULTS Ms. Harjo one of the plaintiffs in the trademark case makes it clear. “The name brings up a painful history for Native Americans and keeps that history alive by characterizing them by skin color, which carries a deeper societal implication, If it’s permissible to call us bad […]Read more "THE R-WORD AND D.C. (PART TWO)"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.– American high schools across this great nation never taught you this. “A white man and an elderly Native man became pretty good friends, so the white guy decided to ask him: “What do you think about Indian mascots?” The Native elder responded, “Here’s what you’ve got to […]Read more "THE R-WORD AND D.C. (PART ONE)"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND— Is it correct for men to be coaching women in the game of basketball? There is a saying in Storrs, Connecticut, home of the UConn Lady Huskies. “Men are men and women are Champions” It was a bone of contention after the male Huskies won the championship three […]Read more "SHOULD MALES BE COACHING FEMALE BASKETBALL PLAYERS?"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Racism has come full force around the world as the Australian Press Council ruled that the U.S. Open Finals cartoon was o.k. It was ok to make Serena Williams look like an oversized kid stomping on the ground having a childlike fit. It was o.k. to make Williams twice […]Read more "SPORTS, RACE, AND BLACK ATHLETES"
By Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter, and Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM OAKLAND, CA.- The MIG-McClean-Ingram and Line will now examine the Atlantic and Metropolitan Divisions in the Eastern Conference which could be described as a penguin march. The Columbus Blue Jackets, Montreal Canadiens, and Carolina Hurricanes are all […]Read more "POPSICLE BROTHERS REPORT: EASTERN CONFERENCE"