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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a artillery against black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely lunged at minority players, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good control as CBS’s lead athletics prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the surly 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a black Washington DC …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against pitch-black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely lunged at minority players, and the media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good run as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a black Washington DC television …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Trump is where he is because of his appeal to racism’

The basketball legend and social activist who counted Ali and King among his peers discusses Colin Kaepernick, LaVar Ball and Trumps America ” Like all people my age I find the text of age so startling ,” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says with a quiet smile. The 70 -year-old remains the highest points-scorer in the history of the NBA and, having won …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black players

Slurs and racism are routinely hurled at minority jocks, and the media often help fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good pas as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC television …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely hurled at minority jocks, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good lead as CBS’s lead athletics prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC …

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Donald Trump smashes ‘ungrateful fool’ LaVar Ball as war of words escalates

Trump doubled down in his mounting feud with the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in Shanghai in a series of pre-dawn tweets President Donald Trump redoubled down in his organizing rivalry with the leader of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in Shanghai, announcing Wednesday that he was an” heedless sucker “. Trump again heightened …

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