Tag Archives: Race issues

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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Hollywood basks in diversification praise but Latinos ask: are we invisible?

The Oscar nominations for black and female film-makers has Hollywood lighting but a new hashtag has also been born: #LatinosLeftOut Hollywood savors in diversity accolade but Latinos ask: are we invisible? Oscars The Observer Hollywood lies in diversification accolade but Latinos ask: are we invisible? The Oscar nominations for pitch-black and female film-makers has Hollywood beaming- but a new hashtag …

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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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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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‘ I don’t look like most people’s intuition of a Gypsy’

The long read: Damian Le Bas takes to the road to reconnect with his Traveller roots It is Friday night. I’m 30 years old, alone on a fake-fur covering in the back of a cold Transit van. Most of my generation are out there in pubs, or indoors by the telly, canoodling, reasoning or cook, or running across to the …

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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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