By Danny Haiphong BOSTON — Colin Kaepernick’s struggle with the NFL corporation continues to make headlines. In recent weeks, the 29-year-old quarterback came close to signing with the Baltimore Ravens. Retired linebacker Ray Lewis obstructed the signing in consultation with Raven ownership. Lewis advised Kaepernick to keep his activism “private.” The most publicized example of employment discrimination appears […]Read more "Kaepernick Shows Why Black Lives Will Never Matter under US imperialism"
Union Dues By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor -in-Chief basnnewsroom.com PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) With less than three weeks before the National Football League’s exhibition season, the issue that will not go away continues to fester. Knowing there are not (in my humble opinion) 32 quarterbacks better than Colin Kaepernick playing in the NFL right […]Read more "UNION DUES"
ACT LIKE A PRESIDENT Gary Norris Gray, BASN Newsroom-Staff Reporter The office of the president of the United States of America is given to the individual that the American people believe that can lead the country in WAR and PEACE. An individual that inspires innovation, a person that transcends a vision for the future. […]Read more "ACT LIKE A PRESIDENT"
President Donald J. Trump 1600 Pennsylvania Ave N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 May 30, 2017 Dear Mr. President, My name is Gary Norris Gray; I’m a writer, historian, New York sports fan, disabled, African American, and Native American with Cerebral Palsy since the age of two. My father came from a poor farm family in North […]Read more "MR. PRESIDENT"
ALL LIVES MATTER????? Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Newsroom Staff Reporter These are the following nine reason African Americans are still slaves in the United States, yet some people say ALL LIVES MATTER. If that were true, everybody would be working to change the criminal justice system. This justice system only reinforces institutional racism: propping up white supremacy. […]Read more "ALL LIVES MATTER????"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND (BASN) — California Governor Jerry Brown threw down the political gauntlet at the end of 2015 stating that the Golden State would no longer permit schools to use THE REDSKIN name as a mascot or logo.The law California Racial Mascot Act was passed in October 2015 with […]Read more "TIMES ARE CHANGING"
Gary Norris Gray-BASN- Newsroom Staff Reporter The United States is trying to turn that big gray political battleship around from the left to the right in 100 days. Battleship captains know that it takes a long time to turn his or her ship in a different direction. Mr. Trump has yet to receive this […]Read more "BATTLE STATIONS, BATTLE STATIONS"