The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was stripped of its U.S. Championship title for violating a residency rule. It’s very peculiar that this happened months after they won the title and competed the World Finals, and after an initial investigation found no wrongdoing. … Racism in Youth Sports
I have a complicated relationship with the “N” word.
It is a part of the normal vernacular in the neighborhood I grew up in. Depending on the tone of voice used, it can mean a number of different things. It isn’t in my regular vocabulary, but in the past it has been known to roll off of my tongue with ease.
… The “N” Word
I remember being at a swim camp in Wisconsin with three of my teammates when I was about 11. We were the only black kids out of maybe 60 campers, and it’s safe to assume that a lot of them had never met a black person in real life. … Oreo
He was 18.
He was unarmed.
He was with his mother and girlfriend when he was shot @ 11:30pm on December 23, 2014 by police.
He was shot for fitting the description of a suspect.
He was alive for 30 mins after he was shot.
Police left his body there for 2 hours. … What happened to Antonio Martin?
It’s one thing to complain about the injustice. It’s another to take action. … Black Lives Matter