A few months ago, I attended a Norfolk State University (NSU) black history webinar about how native Black Americans are treated by healthcare service providers. I saw few men in attendance. Furthermore, the talk was led by and mostly catered to Black women. There was one major point that deserved more attention.
I've watched many games from the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) since my teen years. I used to watch Cappie Pondexter whenever I caught her games on TV. I still enjoy watching her pickup game highlights when I think of her.
But I only cared about watching her offense. I cared nothing about the game, other players, or the team as a whole. These days, I probably watch one WNBA game highlights compilation for every five maybe NBA highlight videos. Most of us know why.
I finally got my hands on some black-owned business basketball shoes. Negash mid-top basketball shoes come in two color styles in Amazon at the time of writing:
- White, gold, and blue
- Black, red, and gold
Basically, Michael Jordan colors - University of North Carolina (UNC) Tar Heels and Chicago Bulls. I bought a pair of each. Here are my thoughts on Negash's hooping shoes.
In my latest blog about racism, there was a section titled "Gay Versus Black" where I said:
"...an attempt to push the 'trans women are women' message too far and breach on females' rights."
I was talking about three things:
First published on May 9, 2016
The first time I heard “You Make Me Sick,” and of Egypt Central, was on WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2009 and it hyped me up so much every time I heard it that I downloaded it from iTunes. To this day, this rock/alternative song still reminds me of all the fireworks (mostly negative) from past relationships and the push/pull of such relationships with extreme highs and lows.
First published on May 30, 2017