By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- This president has done the impossible. He has lowered the standard of the office, he has lowered the respect of our great nation, and he has permitted the dark racial animus to raise its ugly head again. He has allowed the longest government shutdown in American history […]Read more "THE STATE OF OUR UNION: DOWN THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter America continues to play the Chinese philosophy of Yin-Yang with African Americans, the love-hate game continues in the United States. This country loves African American music, food, clothes, culture, and athletic skills but America still wants to fight Black people for civil rights, equal pay, and basic respect. The […]Read more "ENOUGH, ALREADY, ENOUGH"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- The United States of America celebrated the Fourth of July this past Wednesday while 2,000 Latin children were still in cages with concrete floors separated from their mothers and fathers. Black males are being escorted out of restaurants, coffee houses, and waffle houses […]Read more "ALL LIVES MATTERS????"
Of Eunice, The “Rain” and Other Things By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief basnnewsroom.com PHILADELPHIA (basnnewsroom.com) All of us should never have heard of Nina Simone. A few weeks ago, that den of dubiousness known as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presented its Class of 2018. The […]Read more "Of Eunice, The “Rain” and Other Things"
The THIRD Most Iconic Song In Motown History!! By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief basnnewsroom.com VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada (www.basnnewsroom.com) On January 12, 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded the company which would be revealed to the world as Motown Record Corporation on April 14, 1960. Gordy Jr.’s calling in […]Read more "The THIRD Most Iconic Song in Motown History!!"
Nobody Here Named “TOBY!” By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom (Editor’s Note: The irony of this archived piece has never left, and is even more important now… Here’s a REAL look at what is driving the League through “America’s Team” from Back In The Day!) […]Read more "Nobody Here Named “TOBY!”"
Popsicle Brothers Report NHL 2017 – 1 By Gary Norris Gray and Michael – Louis Ingram When you drive on the roads in winter, Black ice is always the most dangerous because you can’t see it coming… With the beginning of the new season upon us, National Hockey League officials are awkwardly stumbling […]Read more "Popsicle Brothers’ Report – NHL 2017"
BY GARY NORRIS GRAY, STAFF REPORTER OAKLAND — The last week of August I visited a fast food store in Berkeley, California the so called MECCA of the disabled world. My stomach was talking and needed something to feast on. My ears got a very rude awakening. A very disturbing trend is sweeping this […]Read more "BLACK DISABLED MARGINALIZED AGAIN"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — The United States of America is on the verge of a political and social breakdown. It is no longer about the right or the left, no longer about Democrat or Republican. It’s about our nation and its leader at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and his mental state. […]Read more "AMERICA’S BROKEN SOUL"
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"