Monday, July 13, 2020
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...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     Okmulgee, Okla. – The 65th annual Okmulgee Roy LeBlanc Invitational Rodeo, the nation’s oldest all-black professional rodeo event, has announced plans to proceed with staging this year’s program in August as it considers different scenarios related...
www.heavy.com By Austin Boyd   Las Vegas Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs called out New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees following Brees’ controversial comments about players taking a knee during the national anthem in protest against police brutality. “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the...
www.slate.com By SAMER KALAF What to make of the league’s brazen statement about George Floyd.   On Saturday, the NFL, like so many brands eager to capitalize on a horrific situation, released a statement on the police killing of 46-year-old George Floyd. This press release...
www.washingtonpost.com By Robert Klemko NFL agent Nicole Lynn woke up the morning after the first round of the NFL draft last  Thursday night with a thought: There seemed to be a lot of players represented by black agents. She started making a...
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