Kurtis Gabriel: Hockey and Social Justice Hero

January 16, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves Kurtis Gabriel is an enforcer.  He brings the physicality and toughness that makes hockey so popular to those old and young who relish the games’ essence.  (Courtesy: OutSports) An aggressiveness that OGs […]

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 […]

James Wade: Sprinting For Equality

January 4, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves When it comes to prioritization, Chicago Sky Coach James Wade is coaching with focus. (Courtesy: The Athletic) Throughout this pandemic, he did what every coach should: prioritize the safety and well-being of […]

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 […]

NASCAR Sees a Changing of the Guard

November 18, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves “It’s Nuts. It’s Nuts.”   Those are the words from Chase Elliott in reaction to him becoming the youngest driver to win the NASCAR cup champion at 24.    Phoenix International Raceway […]

LeBron Wins While Woke

October 15, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves The right wingers are shaking in their boots right now because LeBron has come through in the clutch once again. He represents to them everything they despise. LeBron is an outspoken and […]

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 […]

1 2 3 5