Speedo, Macy's And Ralph Lauren Drop Ryan Lochte After Rio Olympics

Latina, News Feature, Posted: Aug 22, 2016

Speedo, Ralph Lauren and Macy's told Ryan Lochte "BYE FELICIA!" after his drunken escapades (and lies) during the Rio Olympics.

 

#Swimmingsowhite: Long Beach Pool Project a Racial Justice Issue

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Anna Christensen, Posted: Aug 16, 2016

It's summertime. Long Beach youth are on vacation and many head to the water to cool off. But too often for minority youth, a swim can be deadly.

Asian American Fencer Wins First Individual Medal by an American Since 1960

 

AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2016

His father Greg, who is also his coach, consoled his son after he lost to Italy’s Daniele Garozzo 15-11. Alexander came into the Olympics ranked number 1 in the world.

First Filipina Olympic Medalist Ends Philippines' 20-year Medal Drought

 

INQUIRER.net, News Report, Ted S. Melendres, Posted: Aug 08, 2016

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz marked history for the Philippines by winning the first Olympic medal for her nation, a silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, ending a long dry spell for the country in medal wins since 1996

Brutal Crackdowns, Hidden Poverty: How Preparations for the Rio Olympics Hurt Afro-Brazilians

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 03, 2016

While the world is anxious for the Olympic Games to start, Rio de Janeiro’s Afro-Brazilian population is already embittered by the steps the government has taken in preparation for the event.

Michael Jordan Donates $2 Million to Combat Police Violence

 

Latina , News Report, Posted: Jul 26, 2016

Michael Jordan has long been criticized for staying mum on social justice issues, but the basketball megastar is finally using his celebrity – and deep pockets – to address one of the country's biggest and current ills: police brutality.

 

Muhammad Ali: Playful Pugilist with a Purpose

 

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Beneath the bluster was a serious soul who thought deeply about race, responsibility and justice and how they shaped him into who he was.

 

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Muhammad Ali’s Politics

 

The Root, News Analysis, Jason Johnson, Posted: Jun 04, 2016

Muhammad Ali—the three-time heavyweight-boxing champion, the incredible humanitarian, the inspiration for the activism of athletes all over the nation—passed away on Friday, June 3, and the world is in mourning.

 

The Other Jackie Robinson Story

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

Like many then, Robinson at first regarded Malcolm X as an anti-Semitic, race-baiting demagogue and criticized his approach to racial problems.

Black and Latina Girls Walk Off Soccer Field at Wis. School After Taunts of ‘Donald Trump, Build That Wall’

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2016

The Elkhorn Area School District in Wisconsin is investigating claims of racially charged taunts made by a group of its students that were directed at soccer players from Beloit Memorial High School, WISC-TV reports.

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