The current onslaught of racism, hate, and division compares to the monsters both imagined and historically depicted in Lovecraft Country.
There was a ton of great content revealed throughout FanDome weekend but what got the most publicity, and deservedly so, was the series of sneak peeks at the DC movie projects to come.
Much like the enduring impression Bryant left on the game of basketball, it’s become frightfully apparent that the sorrow and longing to wake from the collective nightmare sparked by his death, isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
A recent boom of comics represent work from Black creators — diverse work that spans from memoirs to “Big Two” superhero sagas to original concepts.
Though more attributable to a fear of financial forfeiture than the righting of a moral compass, this decision to re-brand Washington illustrates how this current age of heightened sensitivity toward social injustice can unravel even the most stubborn threads of tradition.
So many in the position of a person like Littal have a limited view of the role women should play in the sports media landscape. They think that because a women is willing to work with a person like them then they are already “ready to go” in some way and that they are merely one overnight stay and a jump shot from 40 away from being feasted on.
In the backdrop of this socially turbulent climate exists a philosophical discussion of whether or not Black sports figures should volunteer their voices and join, full-throated, in concert with the rest of us to support the cause.
Jay-Z infamously said at the announcement of his upcoming work with the NFL that the league is past the kneeling stage, stating that it is time for action. It would be hard to imagine that the celebrated entertainer and business man picturing the actions becoming so drastic within a year’s time.
ESPN’s 10-part documentary series was more than just a trip down memory lane, it was a much-needed breather from our worldwide crisis that has toppled our everyday lives and forced us to question if a resurrection of our previous way of life is even possible.
The Thursday before the All-Star Game an impressive collection of media and celebrities converged in Chicago with Wade and the filmmakers who followed the NBA legend for over a decade.