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

Slurs and intolerance are regularly hurled at minority jocks, and the national media often help fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good running 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 …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a artillery against pitch-black athletes

Slurs and intolerance are routinely hurled at minority contestants, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good guide as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 decades 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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A Philadelphia Super Bowl victory would counter two centuries of US history

Being a Philadelphia fan is to always be expecting the next kick down the teeth. Its worse than acceptance: its the gnawing appreciation deep down that we dont even deserve it Super Bowl LII A Philadelphia Super Bowl victory would counter two centuries of US history Being a Philadelphia fan is to forever expect a kick in the teeth. It’s …

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The ‘Ali summit’: a turning point in sports’ fight against unfairnes

In 1967, athletes place their heavines behind Muhammad Ali after he refused to be drafted. Fifty years on, NFL players are again taking a political stand In 1962, as a cornerback for the American Football League’s Boston Patriots, Walter Beach rallied his fellow pitch-black participates- there were about five- for a discussion. The topic was what to do about a …

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Colin Kaepernick tours Harlem as he is mentioned GQ citizen of its first year

Colin Kaepernick has been identified GQs citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against unfairnes has heard him become members of the most divisive illustrations in America Colin Kaepernick has been called GQ’s citizen of its first year after a period in which his protest against racial and social injustice in the US has looked the …

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