Murray’s Comeback

By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — The Scot is a fighter. He has been his entire career. And now, playing with a metal hip after hip surgery, Andy Murray on the comeback trail outlasted 49th-seeded Yoshihito Nishioka 4-6, 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open. He saved one […]

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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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THE R-WORD IS DYING HARD

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter This team in Washington D.C. continues to flail at the winds of change. There is a history of sexual misconduct around the Burgundy and Gold for the last 15 years. Washington continues to deflect the name-logo-mascot issue with making league history with the first female radio broadcaster in the […]

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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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