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    Dear White People: Luke Cage is BLACK!!!

    By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus   NEW HAVEN (BASN) — When my brother and I were growing up, we were huge comic book fans. I was a Batman/DC Comics guy....

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    No more hashtags, dammit!!!!!

    By Tony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN, Ct. (BASN) — I’m beyond anger and tears. I’m beyond fear and outrage. I’m beyond seeing myself in the faces of Eric Garner, Alton...

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    The Ultimate Drum Major

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — If you have ever seen a Black college half-time show, you know that the most important person on the football field is the drum major. The drum...

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    Beyond The Hype: The Bottom Line

    NEVADA (BASN) — The title of this report may come as no revelation to avid sports fans, business movers and shakers and the politically connected. But every once in a while...

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    Dancing with a Double Standard

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — We all know there is a double standard in this society. I guess that’s why regardless of education, evidence, circumstance, or situation, my Grandma with her hands...

  • Sinister Syllogisms (Part 2)

    PHILADELPHIA (BASN) — If I’m continuing this discourse, then it’s because there’s more cerebral cud – to chew on. Failure to Communicate The tension between Tennessee Titans‘ QB Vince Young and...

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    Sinister Syllogisms (Part 1)

    Syllogism: A logical scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion which must logically be true if the premises are true (i.e. “if...

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    Beyond The Hype: Informed Choices

    NEVADA (BASN) — During this past Major League Baseball (MLB) post-season, a direct plea was made by Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ6) to the managements of MLB, the Texas Rangers and...

  • A question of ethics

    CONNECTICUT (BASN) — There is a tennis “scandal” going on. There is a claim — actually more than a claim — as there is some fact involved that Teddy Forstmann, CEO...

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    I Hate to Burst your Bubble — But!!!

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — Recently, while reading the October 11th edition of Sports Illustrated with Tampa Bay Ray’s hard-throwing left-handed pitcher David Price on the cover, I did a double take...

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