Tag Archives: Race issues

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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When white sports fans turn on pitch-black jocks | Samuel Freedman

There is a morally corrupt contract that white love realise with black contestants. We will accept you: but only if you surrender your political voice At the start of the 2014 National Football League season, the Baltimore Ravens unveiled a statue of their star linebacker Ray Lewis outside the team’s stadium. During his 17 -year career, Lewis had been named …

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Ohio Trump campaign chair Kathy Miller says there was ‘no racism’ before Obama

Kathy Miller called the Black Lives Matter movement a stupid waste of time and said low-toned African American voter turnout could be due to the way theyre raised Donald Trumps campaign chair in a foremost Ohio district has claimed “there werent” intolerance during the course of its 1960 s and said black people who have not succeeded during the past …

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‘ I don’t look like most people’s idea 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 saloon, or indoors by the telly, canoodling, debating or prepare, or extending across to the …

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Joy of true: brand-new museum upends ‘great denial’ of African American biography

The Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture is a tour de force of more than 3,000 artifacts with a mission to tell the unvarnished truth Jesse Jackson sauntered through galleries recounting African Americans enslavement, long struggle for freedom and achievements in culture, discipline, sport and politics. I wish Dr King were here today, the veteran civil rights activist …

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Border agents stopped Muhammad Ali Jr. Here’s how we can all fight back

The White House caskets inventive, contending “were not receiving” Muslim ban, but reports of impedimentum and persecution go on. Citizens of any credo must know their rights They stopped Muhammad Ali Jr. On 7 February, mete agents at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood international airfield maintained the son of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali for two hours. According to his lawyer, they …

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