The Kings of the Ring Are Back….Sort Of

On Thursday, the news broke that 54 year old Mike Tyson would be ending his 15 year retirement by stepping into the ring with 51 year old “I smoke, I drank, I’m supposed to stop, but I can’t” Roy Jones Jr., in an eight round exhibition fight on September 12. The fight will be held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.

With no indictment or trial, William Haymon arrested at age 14, has been imprisoned with adults for 18 Months.

This is William Haymon, a sixteen-year-old Black boy who has spent more than 500 days incarcerated with adults in the Holmes County Jail, in Durant, Mississippi. In 2018, William was arrested at the age of thirteen on suspicion of armed robbery. He was released on bail but was arrested again and sent to an adult detention center without being indicted on any charges. When he was first detained by police, he was pepper sprayed with everyone in his zone, after being slapped by an older incarcerated adult male. William’s mother…

BLACK WITH NO CHASER SPORTS…THE FLYEST FIVE

Welcome to The Flyest Five. This is a list of the top 5 players /teams across the sports world. With football season fast approaching, we decided to kick off this segment by listing the top 5 players in the skill positions, starting with the most important position on the field, the quarterback. In addition, we list the “not quite fly enough” players who are on the cusp of cracking our top 5. Hit us up to let us know if you agree, disagree, or feel we missed the mark completely.…

Wake Up: Black Trans Lives Matter

Bree Black, Merci Mack, Monika Diamond, Nina Pop, Tony McDade, Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, and Summer Taylor. The list of names can go on, but these are 8 names out of, at least, 21 transgender or gender non-conforming people who have been fatally shot or killed by other forms of violence. All of these people are Black, and majority of the names on the list so far are Black transgender women. This has been an ongoing issue in our community, with 2019 having at least 27 deaths. Why are we so…

Our Civil Rights Legends Are Dying

Our Civil Rights Legends are dying. And this is natural. It’s a natural progression. They die. They transition. Because they’ve done all they can. But they tire. They tire from life. They tire from fighting all of the hardships, all of the battles, all of the wars. Some transition violently, while others transition naturally and peacefully. But they die. And their deaths, as tragic as they are, allows for the next generation to pave the way. Allows for the next generation to fight the good fight. Their deaths allow for…