Athlete Activism Epitomizes the Best in Us

January 12, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves James Baldwin once described how much he loved America. So much so that he could critique her perpetually.  In other words, the most American action one can take is to challenge the […]

The WNBA Came Through Again

January 7, 2021 0

Girls talkin’ got ya all caught out there Why you thinkin’ that it’s all about ya Forget she told me everything about ya But the girls are talkin’ (Girl Talk, 2002) Those words coming from […]

2020: The Year of the Activist Jock

December 31, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves There is a certain dichotomy that will be inextricably linked to the year 2020.  We want to erase it from our collective memory, but we can never do so.  One of the […]

Kamal Craig-Golaube Race for Equality

November 12, 2020 0

By: Zach Dravs Colorado State University track star Kamal Craig-Golaube’s is aspiring to greatness.   (Courtesy: Colorado State University Athletics) Transferring to CSU from Portland State University his junior, Kamal has always been on the move.  (Courtesy: He’s […]

The Power of the Jock Vote Came Through

November 10, 2020 0

By: Zachary Draves There were many takeaways from the election of the century.  Aside from the highest turnout in history, a generation of new voters rose up and saved democracy.  Aided in part by athletes […]

Jordan Marie Daniel: Her Run For Justice

October 26, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves Jordan Marie Daniel is the epitome of a renaissance woman.  First and foremost, she is a citizen of the Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) in central South Dakota.  She is […]

Public Enemy Can Still Bring the Noise

October 15, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves They fought the power. They welcomed us to the terrordome. Now they are delivering the state of the union. Hip Hop’s most seminal political group Public Enemy is back with their new […]

Yusef Hawkins: Storm over Brooklyn

October 8, 2020 0

By Zach Draves 1989 in New York City was a time of turmoil and tension. Violence ruled, and economic injustice devastated. Crack cocaine destroyed black and brown communities, while the war on drugs expanded the […]

Naomi Osaka: Unapologetically Black

October 8, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves She is a legend in her own time. Her style, poise, and dynamism have already placed her in history. There is no doubt she is continuing the legacy of Althea, Zina, Venus, […]

Justice for Jonathan Price: ANOTHER Murder

October 8, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves It happened again: an unarmed black person killed by an act of police violence. His name was Jonathan Price. (Courtesy: CBS News) He was a 31-year-old former college football player who worked […]

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