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July 21, 2016 New Generation of Pro Athletes Unapologetically Take Torch of Political Activism

For decades, African-American athletes have faced scrutiny for not speaking up on social issues and staying neutral on polarizing issues in order to protect their brand. African-American athletes went from boycotting the 1968 Olympics to making infamous statements about refusing to be involved in political activism because Republicans also buy sneakers, to paraphrase Michael Jordan. […]

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June 27, 2016 Cavaliers Parade Unites Cleveland Like Never Before

I knew my editor would call me and tell me to cover the Cavaliers parade. I was going regardless. My older brothers and I listened and watched the miracle of Richfield when the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise won its first playoff series. As a Clevelander, particularly a sports fan of the three major franchises of this […]

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June 13, 2016 Muhammad Ali Was Greatest Even to Friends of Adversaries

It is sad that when it comes to the most talkative icon in the world dying, I am speechless. Muhammad Ali tributes have come pouring in since his death a week ago today, and after awhile they become extremely redundant. We have heard his famous quotes constantly. We have seen the re-airing of his classic […]

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