The “n-word” is here to stay.
Tag Archives: Race and Sports
Redefining the Word, Washington Post
He says it was a problem of “imperfect semantics.”
They say society just doesn’t understand “blackness.’
They left their victim bleeding and unconscious.
Accusations of “racism” after black football players arrested for assaulting white players.
NASCAR started its Drive for Diversity program in 2004.
He was fired over a post-game ritual involving watermelons.
3,000 students took “irregular classes” in black studies.
One protester yelled “F*** all you white motherf***ers” and spit in a man’s face.
Why I Feel Free to Be Honest About Race, Just Not Said
Insightful reflections on a 30-year friendship with a black man.
League is 75 percent black.
Whites chant “USA,” “Get a job,” and “Africa!”
He thinks non-white soccer coaches in Britain should get special consideration.
FCC Mulls Banning Redskins Name, National Journal
FCC chairman says he finds the name offensive.
Another black NFL player in trouble.
Petition Started to Close Basketball Court in St. Louis City Park, Fox 2 (St. Louis)
Some wonder if it is racially motivated.
Atlanta Hawks Owner to Sell After ‘Offensive’ Email, Wall Street Journal
He wrote that black fans were scaring away white fans.
Coachella Valley High Drops Mascot That Offended Arab Americans, Los Angeles Times
The team is still “the Arabs” but will get an updated image.
Cubans smuggled first to Mexico, then the US.
“It should never be anything but the Washington Redskins.”
Redskins mascot gives young Indians mental problems.
Pointy hoods attract unwanted attention.
Immigrants bring with them their concept of sportsmanship.
Bureaucrats bossing us around for our own good.
Americanized Hispanics offended by what they consider “slurs.”
Practice isn’t enough.
Moving on from their Redskins victory.
Mexico World Cup Fans Force Ramp Shutdowns on 5 Freeway in Pacoima, Los Angeles Times
“Tactical alert” by police managed to keep the peace.
‘Redskins’ Stripped of Trademarks, Politico
If the ruling stands, anyone could make and sell Redskins merchandise.
Ghana bought energy from Ivory Coast to power televisions .
A Black and White View of the O.J. Simpson Case 20 Years Later, Huffington Post
A black person remembers: “It was a victory for my people.”
Star basketball player hardly ever went to class, got A’s anyway.
Crime Dips in Chicago During Big Games: Researchers, Chicago Sun-Times
During the Super Bowl, crime in Chicago drops 26 percent.
50 Senators Call on NFL to Change Redskins Name, Diversity Inc
Virginia’s two senators did not sign the letter.
Even billionaires grovel.
He’s called “racist” even while trying to be “anti-racist.”
Black coach and referee took their argument off the court.
61 percent of white basketball fans say Sterling deserved his punishment.
Three star players reportedly raped her in a moving car.
They want more non-white executives.
Donald Sterling Sanctioned: Adam Silver Moves to Eject Clippers Owner, Los Angeles Times
Intolerance reaches new lows.
He doesn’t like blacks playing for teams owned by whites.
Fox News is confused.
A Star Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation, New York Times
But he went on to win the Heisman Trophy and the national championship.
The New Faces of Baseball, Sports on Earth
Not even black colleges can field a black baseball team.
“Back then they had hoods. Now they have neckties and starched shirts.”
Hard Line Taken on ‘White’ Sport, Times Live
South African government raises pro sports racial quota to 60% for blacks.
There are many black coaches in Division I basketball, but their teams do badly.