For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football

For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football
Colin Kaepernick has been protesting for months, without much attention — until now. A quick scroll through his twitter feed will display a message that’s been there all along: he believes Black lives are disposable in the eyes of the law. On Friday night, before kickoff against the Green Bay Packers, the 49ers quarterback sat. Perched in front...

Clear as Gold

Clear as Gold
    This line is from the 1999 film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge describing an incident involving the aforementioned actress. Years before her story was shared, Dandridge would be the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award. -“What a lovely pool you have here.” – “Ms. Dandridge, please.” She playfully dips her toes into...

Knee down, Bats up

Knee down, Bats up
Please drop a knee and Te-bow your head. Let us pray. Tim Tebow has decided to attempt a career in major league baseball. In 2010, Tebow was selected 25th overall by the Denver Broncos after a trade with the Baltimore Ravens. The then Broncos head coach, Josh McDaniels, saw something in the 2007 Heisman winner that he had hoped...