Wednesday, August 5, 2020
www.bigalowfunerals.com     John Fitzgerald Blake, in his 59th year, "Scored a Victory, with Jesus" on Thursday morning, July 23, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. A Celebratory Worship Service honoring the life of Coach John Blake will commence on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at...
www.playerstribune.com By A'ja Wilson   This is for all the girls with an apostrophe in their name. This is for all the girls who are “too loud” and “too emotional.” This is for all the girls who are constantly asked, “Oh, what did...
www.thegrio.com By Tonya Pendleton Jacksonville Jaguars WR Chris Conley responded to upset fans, saying the song is 'for all who acknowledge the past and press toward a better future.' The NFL once blackballed Colin Kaepernick for his NFL anthem stand. Now, after weeks of...
www.espn.com By Tim MacMahon   Houston Rockets star guard Russell Westbrook announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus before the team departed for Walt Disney World. Westbrook, co-star James Harden and recent addition Luc Mbah a Moute did not travel with the Rockets to Orlando, Florida. Coach...
www.theplayerstribune.com By Kyle Korver   When the police break your teammate’s leg, you’d think it would wake you up a little.When they arrest him on a New York street, throw him in jail for the night, and leave him with a season-ending...
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The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger led thousands of federal troops to Galveston, Texas to announce that the Civil War...
www.nytimes.com By Jonathan Martin   “This is the time for us to finally make a difference,” the N.B.A. superstar said of the new group, which will aim to protect African-Americans’ voting rights.   The N.B.A. superstar LeBron James and a group of other prominent black...
www.yahoo.com By Frank Schwab   On Sunday, former Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant called out three men by name, saying someone should have brought them to the protests in Austin that focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. He mentioned Jerry and Stephen Jones, the...

Dear America

www.theplayerstribune.com   Dear America, Our whole lives you’ve wanted black people to ‘love’ you, to pledge their allegiance to you. You want us to love you when serving in uniform, but when we are out of uniform, you throw us aside as if we never...
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