32 Shots: Week 9 NFL Power Rankings

As the NFL moves into Week 9, the season half way point, we recap where every team ranks in relation to the rest of the league and discuss the key stories surrounding their respective seasons. 1. Kansas City Chiefs (7-1) Putting the team on his back! In a game where the Chiefs were heavily favored to win, Andy Reid and company decided to throw the ball 47 times versus a total of 20 rushes against the winless New York Jets. This was even despite holding on to a double-digit lead…

The Unassisted Supremacy: Disney is the Queen of Pop

The headline says it all and I’m not taking it back. If you’ve ever logged into Twitter Dot Com, you already know that we spend a lot of our time reminiscing about our childhoods. I’m 21, born in 1998, and I don’t know what category age group I fall into, but I do know everyone who I grew up with share this same opinion. In a time where my Grandma wasn’t a fan of me watching BET or MTV so I snuck behind her back, or watched from the hallway…

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…