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The Ashen Club and the Olive Branch

“I want to know if you have guts enough NOT to fight back.”

Every April 15th, you have the opportunity to forget about your tax return (if you’re a U.S. 1,159 more words

African-American History

Did You Know the Reds Had a Black Player Before Jackie Robinson?

I recently learned something about the Reds I had never heard of before: A black man played for the Reds in 1944, three years before the Dodger’s Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color line. 1,969 more words

Reds History

Required Readings

I have two required readings for my school year. One is a requirement for the Jackie Robinson Foundation. The first one is “I Never Had It Made”, an autobiography by Jackie Robinson (which is signed by his widow, Rachel Robinson who is also the matriarch of the foundation). 68 more words


Family of late black golf great Charlie Sifford accused of $1 million theft

CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. 389 more words


Jen Welter named Arizona Cardinals assistant coach

Jen Welter has been hired as the NFL’s first female coach and has been named an assistant coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals. Will she succeed? 8 more words