Sinister Syllogisms, Part I

Sinister Syllogisms, Part I By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN   Syllogism: A logical scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion which must logically be true if the premises are true (i.e. “if this, then that”…)   PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) — Maybe it’s my weird […]

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Real Profanities, Part III

Real Profanities, Part III By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN       PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) – The quality of being profane is alive and well on and off the sports fields of play.   While some would suggest profanities are nothing more than mere pejoratives to be hurled as projectiles against one’s person, […]

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Real Profanities, Part II

Real Profanities, Part II By Michael-Louis Ingram, Editor BASN     [PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) – In our previous column, Kyle Serba, the SID at North Carolina Central University, criticized the Internet radio show “The Batchelor Pad” with supposedly painting his school in a negative light due to “inappropriate language.”   Serba, who had been a […]

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Real Profanities, Part I

Real Profanities, Part I By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN     PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) — According to Webster’s Dictionary, to be profane is to “treat something sacred with irreverence or contempt; or to debase by an unworthy use.” Now, most folks usually find profanity to be connected with “those seven words you can’t […]

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The Choice of Colors

The Choice of Colors By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor BASN     PHILADELPHIA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM) —   When I was born , I was black. When I grew up, I was black. When I get hot, I am black. When I get cold, I am black . When I am sick, I am black. […]

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