By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — What is wrong with you America? We are in a moment in time in which the political and social climate of this country has emboldened individuals who harbor resentment against people of color. These people use their power and control to strike out and use the police as […]Read more "WAKE UP AMERICA, WAKE UP"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter We are witnessing the creation of Animal House in Washington, D.C. For those who did not see the 1978 Movie from National Lampoon, it was a comedy about a fraternity on a fictitious campus. Their motto was “It was the Delta’s against the rules and the rules lost.” It […]Read more "ANIMAL HOUSE IN SUPREME COURT"
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!!"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — History, whether it be sports, politics, or entertainment, always has a way of repeating itself. For better or worse, what seems to be new to one person is really the same thing packaged just a bit differently. For example, let’s step in the way back […]Read more "Owners to Drumpf: Those are OUR NEGROS, not yours!!"
By William Douglas, Color of Hockey “Addy” and “Chatty” carried the Cup. Forward Jeremiah Addison and defenseman Jalen Chatfield, black co-captains of the Windsor Spitfires, together lifted the Memorial Cup after Windsor defeated the Erie Otters 4-3 Sunday to win the Canadian Hockey League major junior championship. The Spitfires, in the tournament, because […]Read more "Addison, Chatfield lead Windsor Spitfires to Memorial Cup championship"
EDITORS’ NOTE: On the first day of the current NFL meetings in Arizona Monday, league owners voted a nearly unanimous majority (31-1, with Miami casting the lone nay vote) to approve the Oakland Raiders’ prospective move to Las Vegas. While the move may still take some time, the dynamics surrounding it shouldn’t come to any surprise […]Read more "A BASN Remix: Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You About Vegas"