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A Drive By Shooting

Today on my way to Germantown, PA (a section of Philadelphia) to see a my cousin Bill’s one man show Billosophy:Life-Circus-Death.  I had planned on taking plenty of pictures of the show but my silly self left the battery for my camera home still in the charger. 171 more words


Would You Take A Knee During The National Anthem?

San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has started a movement.  And his followers are growing.

It seems like everybody is doing it. Taking a knee during the National Anthem, that is. 556 more words


PBS Does It Again!

The 2016 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards were announced over the weekend during ceremonies at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and PBS won 6 awards. Congratulations to all the deserving people and programs that took home Emmys for outstanding work. 109 more words


How Well Did Jackie Robinson Do on April 15th?

Hey baseball fans!

April 15th is one of the most important days of the baseball season, because it is on that date in 1947 that Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. 262 more words

Jackie Robinson

JACKIE ROBINSON (1919 – 1972)

American Baseball Player and Activist

Robinson was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball, debuting in 1947. He won the league’s Most Valuable Player in 1949. 33 more words


Jackie Robinson on silence and black athletes

My friend Chuck Modiano (a great follow on sports and politics, by the way, @ChuckModi1), just posted this quote from Jackie Robinson, circa 1970

As I’ve previously mentioned, my friend Matt Andrews and are about to launch our new podcast, the “Brofessors.” (Feel free to make fun or otherwise provide feedback on that). 52 more words