Tag Archives: MLB

My issue with the “Why don’t more black kids play baseball” conversation

9 Apr


Baseball season has started, so that means that it’s time for the “Why don’t more black kids play baseball conversation”. One element of this conversation always bugged me because it plays right into stereotypes about black fathers. Listen to my thoughts here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/04/my-issue-with-why-dont-more-black-kids.html

Official trailer for Jackie Robinson movie “42”

23 Sep

Official trailer for Jackie Robinson movie “42” the real life story of baseball legend Jackie Robinson.

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have released the first trailer for the Jackie Robinson pic “42.” Newcomer Chadwick Boseman stars as the baseball legend, while Harrison Ford will play influential manager Branch Rickey. Written and directed by Brian Helegeland and produced by Legendary’s Thomas Tull, “42” opens nationwide April 12, 2013.

Watch that trailer here: Trailer for 42

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.