BLACK FIELD GENERALS

BLACK FIELD GENERALS- Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter Even with Black quarterbacks Doug Williams (1988), Russell Wilson (2014), and Patrick Mahomes (2019) already having won three Super Bowls, and others playing in eight, as the National Football League approaches its 100th anniversary with Black quarterbacks still having to prove they belong on the field. From Fritz […]

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Another title for Osaka

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — The cream usually rises to the top. And it did Saturday at Flushing Meadows. Naomi Osaka overcame a blistering start by Victoria Azarenka to defeat the 2-time Grand Slam champion 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. Not since 1995 had a US Open Champion come back from an opening set deficit. It was […]

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WHAT DO YOU ALL WANT?? (Part One)

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick stated five years ago America had to change the paradigm on race relations, justice, and equality. African American athletes took the lead last week in the recent work stoppage because of Kaepernick’s true statements years ago. The Baltimore Ravens backed up Kaepernick’s […]

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AMERICAN COURAGE OR SILENCE????

AMERICAN COURAGE OR SILENCE????  Gary Norris Gray- Staff Reporter OAKLAND,CA. Are we ready to battle the ugly monster called racism with Christian eyes? As monuments to white supremacy are falling all across America, a great cloud of witnesses is gathering. African American citizens, and indeed the entire country, are waiting to see whether white Christians […]

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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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