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.
The NFL and Jay-Z can be applauded for their respective efforts to create change, but true change can never be created by either interest until Colin Kaepernick is either at the table with them or at its head.
More white people need to understand what Black men go through on a daily basis and actively join the movement to get the change we as a country really want and need to see.
During the NBA All-Star weekend an interesting report emerged from ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne stating that a confidant of an NFL owner had reached out to NBA commissioner Adam Silver about […]
The NBA has shown once again how on point they are and in tune with what the league’s audience wants by providing two of the best musical performances available to them.