If there is any player the media wishes to hear voice their opinion of the NFL’s proposed ban-and-penalty of player’s using the n-word and other racial slurs, it’s Richard Sherman.
Jack Johnson Shuts Down “The Great White Hope” James Jeffries In “The Fight Of The Century’” 100 Years Ago
July 4th 2010 marks the centennial celebration of when the first Black Heavyweight Champion of the World defiantly turned back the challenge of the initial ‘great white hope’ in ‘The Fight Of The Century’ at Reno, Nevada. While most of ‘white’ Amerikkka celebrated their ‘independence’, Jack Johnson crashed their parade by knocking out their latest […]
In a move that goes against the current political grain, the United States Justice Department is refusing to pardon Jack Johnson of his convictions. The legendary fighter was the first Black heavyweight champion of the world; seemingly unstoppable, America looked to a “Great White Hope” to officially dethrone him. When that particular venture failed, the […]
Houston Congresswoman, Sheila Jackson introduced House Resolution 600 at the Michael Jackson memorial. If passed, the Resolution will honor The King of Pop as an American legend, musical icon and world humanitarian. Congresswoman Jackson described Michael saying he is: “Someone who will be honored forever and forever and forever and forever and forever.” Before MJ […]