A Nigger and an Uncle Tom

Black people call me “Uncle Tom” far more than White people call me “nigger”. It’s not White people who use racial slurs against me, it’s Black people. They grumble about me because I am Black but think differently than they do. They say I am a traitor. They say I am a slave to White…

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What Do They Stand For?

We know why Colin Kaepernick took a knee, but do we know what he stands for? I don’t think we do, and I’m not sure Kaepernick does either. Last year, when American soccer player Megan Rapinoe took a knee during the American national anthem, she explained that she did so as a “little nod to…

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Why Do We Hate White Supremacy?

One of the most overlooked images from the White supremacist rally in Charlottesville a couple of weeks ago is the images of White supremacists carrying confederate flags, altered Detroit Red Wings Logos, Klan symbols, Swastikas—and American flags. When I saw images of a White supremacist running people over with his car, injuring many and killing…

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Why You Think Jordan Is Better Than LeBron

The greatest heresy in the NBA is that Michael Jordan isn’t a god. Should you dare challenge Michael Jordan’s deity, you will surely receive a technical and be ejected from all basketball-related conversations. After all, Jordan’s miraculous feats include, the highest points per game averages in NBA history (30.1), 10 scoring titles, 14 NBA All-Star…

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