Reflections

  • WHAT DOES THE FOURTH OF JULY MEAN TO A SLAVE?

    by Frederick Douglass Fellow citizens, pardon me, and allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here today? What have I or those I represent to do with your national...

  • NEW!!! You Gotta Lotta’ Splainin To Do vol.45

    1. Lebron James needs to explain why he just notified the Cleveland Cavaliers that he will be opting out of his contract and becoming a free agent. Oh sh**!!Here we go...

  • Heritage or Hate: Viewing Charleston From Another Angle

    NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-Upon hearing about the terrible tragedy that struck the Charleston community, I was overwhelmed with grief. My second reaction emerged in the form of reflection, particularly upon the historical context...

  • As The World Turns: Keeping Up With The Kardashians

    “The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism, and Selected Critical Prose As the World Turns...

  • PRAY FOR CHARLESTON

    NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-With the recent terrorist act in Charleston, SC, where a young 21-year old white male, named Dylan Roof, who after sitting for hours in a Bible study at the historic Emanuel AME Church, ...

  • WE NEED A GAME CHANGER!!!!

    This article is being re-published due to the recent controversy surrounding LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s “plantation politics” as well as with the recent The Supreme Court decision to uphold Michigan’s...

  • THE SLAM DUNK!!!

    With Zach Lavine winning the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, we, at Blackathlete.net, decided to re-publish this outstanding article. So, sit back and enjoy. by Eric D.Graham NORTH CAROLINA- (BASN) Black...

  • The Political Football of Secession, Lincoln and Obama

     On this day in 1809, Abraham Lincoln is born in Hodgenville, Kentucky. As a result, we, at Blackathlete.net, decided to re-publish this excellent article by Eric D. Graham Some people think...

  • From the 4 Corners of the World: The Legacy of Dean Smith

    “There is not one single thing I could ever tell you about Dean Smith that would do that man justice.” -John Thompson NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-I am going to upset some people with...

  • Belichick, Brady, The Patriots: Why Does The American Sportsfan Embrace Cheaters? It’s A “Rocky’ Thing.

    By Desi Cortez Updated: January 21, 2015 Yesteryear it was Spygate. This year it’s Deflate-a-gate. When does the fanatical Patriots fan-base stop babbling about “ coincidences”  and confess there’s a climate,...

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