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Thunder/CAA Sports walk-the-walk for Black students in Tulsa

The Oklahoma City Thunder and CAA Sports have partnered up to make a change in the Black community in Tulsa, OK. They are launching the Thunder Fellows Program, designed to open up new opportunities in sports, technology, and entertainment for Black students in the Tulsa metro area. Thankfully, the 2021 Tulsa Race Massacre has resurfaced […]

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LeBron the activist? A peek behind the curtain

The state of the current climate in America right now is unveiling truths. Not only as a nation but as individuals more than ever. The tragic and senseless murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin was an awakening, specifically for white America. Multiple issues have been falling on the […]

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The Complex Story of Black Baseball Prior to 1880

When thinking about Blacks in baseball, the conversation usually starts with Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier or the slow process of integrating the greats from the Negro Leagues. However, that was more than a lifespan after the real story of African-Americans in baseball. Baseball started for African-Americans at least 100 years before Jackie played […]

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Is Gundy an unfit college head coach for this decade?

Remember Mike Gundy’s “I’m 40” rant during a press conference where he told media members and critics to “come at me” instead of his college-aged players? That was 13 years ago, and things have changed. Someone finally came at him, and it was his own player, Chubba Hubbard, and several other players, both current and […]

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While you’re mad, Kyrie has a point

Numerous NBA players have sparked up a conversation about the NBA’s plan to resume the 2019-20 season. Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has been a driving force against the NBA’s return. Numerous reports state that the 28-year old point guard has been a “driving force” in bringing up issues about the NBA’s restart in […]

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Russell Westbrook and Stanley Nelson team for Tulsa Race Massacre Docuseries

Russell Westbrook has played a lead role in being an activist here in the last week, and he’s continuing that by producing a docuseries on “the single worst incident of racial violence in American history.” Westbrook will team with the well-known documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson and Blackfin, the person that produced “Killer Inside: The Mind […]

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Thunder GM Sam Presti shares stance on protests and Black Lives Matter

Sam Presti spoke to a group of 25-ish media members on Sunday afternoon about the state of our country, and things pertaining to the Thunder as the NBA prepares itself for a return on July 31. While he spoke on important topics like the possibility of signing Luguentz Dort to a full NBA contract and […]

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