Tag Archives: sports

Two black women embrace their chance to be hockey role models for black girls

26 Nov

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Two black female hockey players,Kelsey Koelzer and Sarah Nurse, a forward at Wisconsin, are two of college hockey’s top players and rising stars in their national-team programs. With increased visibility, they recognize their capacity to motivate a generation of young girls from similar backgrounds. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/two-black-women-embrace-their-chance-to.html

 

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Colin Kaepernick: Police union rescinds boycott threat of 49ers games

12 Sep

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The union for the police officers who patrol San Francisco 49ers games at Levi’s Stadium rescinded its boycott threat Thursday, nearly a week after the association proclaimed its members could decline assignments at the facility amid quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s recent protests. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/colin-kaepernick-police-union-rescinds.html

Usain Bolt injured before 2016 Summer Olympics

2 Jul

Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has suffered an injury ahead of Rio after tearing a hamstring at Jamaica’s Olympic trials. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/07/usain-bolt-injured-before-2016-summer.html

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

9 Apr

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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

Hampton beats Manhattan to win opening round NCAA Tournament game.

18 Mar

16th seeded MEAC champion Hampton and 16th seeded MAAC champions Manhattan played in the first game of the NCAA Tournament (the play-in game or a First Four game if you prefer) with Hampton coming out on top 74-64. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/hampton-beats-manhattan-to-win-opening.html

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Why I will be rooting against Floyd Mayweather in his fight with Manny Pacquiao

22 Feb

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It has finally been announced that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally be fighting on May 2, 2015. I will be rooting hard for Manny Pacquiao. Why you ask? Because I can’t cheer for a woman beater. See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/why-i-will-be-rooting-against-floyd.html

Read a copy of the offensive & racist email by Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson

8 Sep

Read a copy of the offensive & racist email by Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson

Here is a copy of the offensive email by Bruce Levenson that led him to make the decision to sell his stake in the Atlanta Hawks. It is important to not that Levenson reported himself and made the decision to sell on his own as well. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/09/read-copy-of-offensive-racist-email-by.html