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    Django Unchained: Mr. Candy . . . NFL Owners – One In The Same?

    Mr Jackson’s reprehensible and despicable “Steven” stole the show, kinda-sorta like Herman Cain stole the GOP show for a while there, recall?

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    Tatted up: more ink for discussion

    We, at, felt it was important to re-print this article after the recent controversy surrounding Sporting New’s writer David Whitley’s article entitled Colin Kaepernick ushers in an inked-up NFL quarterbacking...

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    Addressing the Dress: The Feminization of the Black male image

    NOTE: This article first appeared on Black on February 28th 2010. But due to NY Giants’ defensive end and Super Bowl champion Michael Strahan, who was named Regis Philbin’s replacement, dressing up as...

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    A Former Athlete and Heroin Addict, Turned Educational Leader

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (BASN)—On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon, in Kenilworth, a public housing area in northeast, D.C., a young kid with long braids tosses a football to his younger sibling, while an...

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    Revisionist HIS – Story

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN): A while back, Pro Football editor Mike Florio wrote a piece chronicling ten moments that changed the pro football landscape in the so-called integration of the Black quarterback....

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    Speaking With Forked Tongue

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN/STR-ITR): The recent statement made by the Kansas City Star was supposedly designed to enlighten. “The nickname of Washington’s football team — and Native American nicknames in general — will...

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    “Jet Award” Should Honor Johnny Rodgers

    By Michael – Louis Ingram,  Associate Editor   PHILADELPHIA (BASN/STR ITR) When it comes to College Football, formations ruled over PlayStations as the sport took its baby steps back in the...

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    Revisionist HIS – Story, Part II

    By Michael – Louis Ingram, Associate Editor   PHILADELPHIA (BASN): In Part One of this two – part column, assertions made by Mike Florio in a piece he wrote on ten...

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    Playlist Against Plutocracy, Volume VI: Deployment of The Bop Gun

    By Michael – Louis Ingram, Associate Editor   PHILADELPHIA (BASN): You know how Back in The Day radio stations would play the top 100 (or so) songs from the previous year?...

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    Imitation And Life, Volume XVI

    (Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by BASN on December 15th 2011)   PHILADELPHIA (BASN):Now I’m no doubt dating myself here, but some of you way Back in the Day...

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