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Narratives That Shift Perspectives

Tom Brady – Doesn’t shake hands after a loss – “He’s such a fierce competitor who hates losing. Look at his passion!” Cam Newton – Doesn’t shake hands after a loss – “This guy is a classless thug who doesn’t appreciate the opportunities he’s been given. He should be benched until he learns his lesson.” […]

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Roc Nation, big save for the NFL’s culture

The NFL is in trouble, but the game itself is fine. What’s in jeopardy is the culture surrounding the league. From domestic violence to social justice issues, the NFL is in a tough spot and its reputation is slipping. A large percent of the league’s Black fanbase has become dissatisfied with the way those issues […]

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A successful black man having to do twice as much: The “Rich Paul Rule”

Starting in 2018, NBA hopeful college basketball players could hire an agent but keep their NCAA eligibility if they desired to stay in school. That rule stated that all family members and NBA Players’ Association-certified agents were allowed to be agents until Aug. 1, 2020. Well, it’s August 7, 2020, and the new regulations have […]

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Ray June’s ‘Swat Meet’: Advocating Change in the Community

When you meet Ray June you instantly feel like you’ve connected with family. He has an energetic and open-arms type of spirit and it’s evident from the moment you say hello to him. One thing you also notice immediately is his passion for the youth. Around spring 2019, June founded Swat Meet. A performing arts […]

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OBJ is controlling his narrative with Youtube channel, production company

Odell Beckham Jr. is doing more than just football. He’s decided to expand his personal brand to YouTube as the Cleveland Browns announced that he’s partnered with Wheelhouse Entertainment and award-winning digital company Portal A to create a brand new content company called ITN Productions. ITN Productions will provide unscripted content for TV, streaming and […]

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The Big 3 brought out Black culture in OKC

The Big 3 league came to Oklahoma City in the heat of the summer and blessed a crippled fanbase with some entertaining basketball, full of players and coaches that NBA fans haven’t heard of in awhile. Names like Perry Jones III, Mike Bibby, George Gervin, Shannon Brown, Greg Oden, Stephen Jackson, Jason Terry, and Charles […]

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Swedish Ambassador denies ‘Inhumane’ conditions for ASAP Rocky in detention

An Ambassador to Sweden spoke with a TMZ reporter in an interview and answered numerous questions about ASAP Rocky’s arrest and time spent in the Swedish detention center. Also discussed were the racial bias shown towards him and the condition of the detention center he’s in. ASAP has not been singled out, according to Karin […]

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