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African American Athletes Started Protesting In 1961

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The protests were about inequality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeIonZpvMUQ February is Black History Month and it was in the 1960s that African-American athletes decided they could protest and speak...

It Took An Act Of Congress To Create The Super Bowl

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Jim Crow New Orleans played a significant role. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVSyWA7tLa4 The Super Bowl is an unofficial American holiday where a football game becomes the focal point of...

MLK Day And A Look Back 

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Leagues and colleges did not want Negro athletes, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GeU4QN6Vgg The national celebration of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is today. King became involved...

Meet The Super Bowl’s Parents

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How the Super Bowl was created.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zio_cRvI9Dk The Super Bowl is an American celebration, a slice of Americana, where a football game becomes the focal...

The Civil Rights Movement And Sports During Martin Luther King’s Activist...

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A look back at the 1950s and 1960s.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQfw8QodyRQ The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born 91 years old today. He became very...

Minor League Baseball Players Latest Pawn In Political Decisions

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The politics of it all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d34FVp7YFWA Minor league baseball players are preparing for winter baseball whether it is with Major League Baseball backed instructional league teams...

Jim Crow, Boycotts, DC Deals Part Of Super Bowl History

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Jim Crow and the Super Bowl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9KwbPQS0ME   The Super Bowl is an American celebration, a slice of Americana, where a football game becomes the focal point...

Sports During King’s Civil Rights’ Movement Days Were Different

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Washington was the last NFL to hire a Negro player in 1962. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgFekxzkv9I&t=2s   It has been more than 50 years since the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther...

LeBron Isn’t Shutting Up And Dribbling Nor Are Others

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LeBron James is transitioning from the basketball court into a social activist. He has a new TV show that probably won’t make FOX News television show host Laura Ingraham very happy. 

LeBron James Won’t Shut Up And Dribble

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LeBron James is transitioning from being a basketball player into a political activist. LeBron is probably in his last few seasons but he won’t be leaving the stage with the announcement that he will support a school in Akron, Ohio and produce TV shows.