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To Be Everything

By Steph H.

Up until this morning, there were 48 Black men in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, which is approximately 15% of the inductees. 549 more words

Turkish NBA player gets death threats following failed coup

Far from the spotlight of American media and politics — where debates rage on about racism, gun violence, immigration, poverty, LGBT equality and a struggling bipartisan government — a harsh reminder was issued to those who still wonder why so many high-profile athletes are hesitant to stand up and speak out publicly about polarizing social issues. 656 more words


The Until We Meet Again Tour - 15 July 2016

The Until We Meet Again Tour began in the offices of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations with an afternoon of recycling programmatic files. Then I hopped the 7 train and rode one stop to transfer to the D. 137 more words


42: Movie Review

Brian Helgeland’s ’42’ is the 2013 biographical true story of Jackie Robinson (played by Chadwick Boseman), who broke down barriers of racial hatred in becoming Major League Baseball’s first black player. 566 more words


Television's Best on PBS!

Earlier today, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards and PBS received 26 nominations.

Congratulations to all the talented people and exceptional productions that garnered these amazing accolades. 290 more words


1950's: Birth of the Baby Boomer!

The post-war baby boom was just the beginning. Unfortunately, paranoia about Communism made a lot of good people act bad. Racism was rampant in many parts of the country, but especially in the south. 248 more words