Reflections

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    Medgar Evers: Civil Rights Martyr

    By Professor Fred Whitted   NORTH CAROLINA – When Americans refer to the shot heard around the world, the usually mean the shot fired that sparked the American Revolution. Looking back, there...

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    Ed Temple: A Life Worthy of Gold

    NOTE: Remembering the life of Legendary Track and Field Coach Ed Temple: Coach Temple passed away late Thursday evening at the age of 89. He led the Tigerbelles from 1953 to 1994 and...

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    Wrestling With Politics: The Sinister Seeds of a Trumped Up Presidential Candidate pt.2

    by eric d.graham NORTH CAROLINA (BASN)-According to Peter Wehner’s article in Time Magazine entitled The Party’s Over..”Republicans became uncreative and intellectually lazy. They placed themselves in an ideological straitjacket, trying to...

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    AMERICA, AMERICA

    AMERICA, AMERICA, Gary Norris Gray-BASN-Staff Reporter OAKLAND,CA-The Rio Olympics signified the emergence of the African-American athlete especially the sisters at championship levels in an expanding range of sports. Yet the media...

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    IT’S ALL FOOL’S GOLD

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN)-As my mother and I were watching 100m Olympic Track & Field event, which featured the electrifying Usain Bolt from Jamaica, she asked me the price of the  medals...

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    Wrestling with politics: Playing The Trump Card

    by Eric D.Graham (BASN) North Carolina-Race has always been a factor in America. We can’t deny that fact. The election of America’s first African-American president showed us the ugliest part of some...

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    SPORTS RIOT-AGAIN!!!!

    SPORTS RIOT-AGAIN!!!! Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter   OAKLAND, CA.- When white Americans riot in celebration, they get slapped on the wrist. When Black Americans riot as an extension of their frustration with...

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    HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! HERE COMES THE HATER 2016!!!!

    NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-That Bad boy from Philly is back after taking a little vacation!!!! So, get ready for Bobbee Bee “The Hater” Live from his Toilet Talkin’ Sh*#!!!!  1. Did you watch...

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    Addressing the Dress: The Feminization of the Black Male Image

    NOTE: This article first appeared on Black Athlete.com on February 28th 2010. But due to the recent Jolly Ranchers commercial featuring the St.Louis Rams’ first round draft pick (RB) Todd Gurley from...

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    YES SIR!! IT’S FOOTBALL SEASON ONCE AGAIN!!!

    NORTH CAROLINA (BASN) — It’s football season baby!! That’s right!! Football on Sunday and Monday nights. There is no better season on the planet!! Not winter, summer, spring or fall? Football...

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