I used to have a sister, although we’d never met. She used to tell me that I was beautiful, and made me promise not to forget. My sister was so cool, brown-skinned and sweet. The whole world loved my sister! They turned her name into a street. My sister was for the cause, and we […]
Rookie of the YearDefensive Player of the YearSixth Man of the YearMost Improved Player Most Valuable Player (MVP)Coach of the YearFinals Match-UpWildeNotes It’s been one hell of a year, to say the least. But at least the NBA is officially returning on December 22. After a crazy ending to last season in the bubble, everyone […]
Life is not a game or a competition. I think the best analogy I have heard is that it is a journey. And even that suggests a linear path that has not come to fruition in my own personal life. Life just is. But I like to think of things in terms of sports because […]
I am going to give you a little Ruha and hope that a little Ruha here and there will keep the Nazis at bay. Because Lord knows we can’t keep them away, white supremacy and our precious country are synonymous after all. So, please meet Dr. Ruha Benjamin, an American Professor McGonagall.
As a teenager, I found endless energy for basketball. I remember spending countless days and evenings in hot gymnasiums with 10-12 other sweaty girls. We learned plays; we practiced motions, and we worked hard; then we slouched off, laughed and fought. Mostly, we played basketball. And some of us learned about life from some amazing […]
Jordan was injured playing the sport he loved on the weekend of 9/26/2020. Right now he is in critical condition. We are currently raising money for his full recovery. Please take a moment and say a prayer for his amazing family or donate if you can. Welcome to another edition of #TalesFromTheATL and this time […]
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