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Glenn Beck: I was almost lynched

30 Jun

While watching an outdoor movie at a NY Park Glenn Beck and family were verbally attacked by other moviegoers. While I have no sympathy for Glenn Beck himself I’m old school and you don’t bother a man when he’s with his family. But of course Glenn Beck has to come with the hyperbole and compare the verbal abuse to be lynched? Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/06/glenn-beck-i-was-almost-lynched-in-ny.html

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Martin Luther King III trying to become minority owner of the NY Mets

31 Jan

Martin Luther King III has a dream: To buy the NY Mets.
http://aareports.com/2011/01/martin-luther-king-iii-trying-to-become.html

Keith Fitzhugh gives up shot at NFL to take care of parents

12 Dec

Keith Fitzhugh had a chance that many of us would have jumped at. He had a shot to play in the NFL but he choose steady employment over the uncertainty of an NFL job beacuse he thinks it’s more important to have a steady income to so that he may take care of his parents one of whom is disabled. Check out this interview he did with CNN.

Watch the interview here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/train-conductor-turns-diwn-shot-at-nfl.html

NFL Athletes Giving Back: Braylon Edwards NJ Jets

12 Sep

Black Athletes Giving Back

Braylon Edwards Foundation launched the Advance 100 program in 2007 as a commitment to the youth of Cleveland. The program includes $1 million in academic scholarships to the Cleveland Municipal School District .

http://aareports.com/p/black-athletes-giving-back.html

Louis Farrakhan supports Ground Zero Mosque

4 Sep

This may be support that supporters of a proposed Islamic Community Center two blocks away from ground zero do not want. That support would be from Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan.  I’m sure Fox News will jump all over this.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/09/louis-farrakhan-sports-ground-zero.html

Black Athletes Giving Back: Justin Tuck

3 Sep
All too often black athletes are portrayed in the mainstream media in a negative light. The are mostly portrayed as selfish, greedy, womanizers, and as self centered athletes who commit crimes or who do nothing positive in their communities. To combat that every Thursday here at AAreports we will present an athlete doing something positive in their communities.
First up a young man from my favorite sports team, The NY Giants, Justin Tuck.

Antonio Cromartie” Hard Knocks was staged

23 Aug

Antonio Cromartie: “Hard Knocks” segment in which it appears he can’t name his own kids was staged. Read more and see the segment here:

http://aareports.com/2010/08/antonio-cromartie-hard-knocks-segment.html