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LeBron James Recruits 10,000 Poll Volunteers To Help In Black Districts

Tweet Pint it Share The Los Angeles Lakers forward  and NBA star LeBron James has reportedly recruited 10,000 volunteers to help at polls in Black electoral districts in November. James announced that his voting rights organization   would work on drafting volunteers in southern battleground states. The Los Angeles Lakers   has gotten   10,000 volunteers for “We …

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Naomi Osaka Pays Tribute To Kobe Bryant Following Her US Open Win

Tweet Pint it Share Following  her 2nd  US Open title win  Naomi Osaka wore  a Kobe Bryant Lakers jersey  saying: “I truly think it gave me strength.” During her post-match presser, the tennis star talked about Bryant’s belief in her and how he served as an inspiration throughout her career.     I wore this jersey every …

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Serena Williams Becomes The First Male Or Female To Win 100 Matches In Arthur Ashe Stadium

Tweet Pint it Share Serena Williams becomes the first person to win 100 matches in the Arthur Ashe Stadium. Arthur Ashe was the first Black man to win the men’s singles titles at Wimbledon and  US  Open  and  the first Black man ranked No. 1 in the world.   This very court, over 20 years ago, told …

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Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of Tennis Tournament Over ‘Continued Genocide Of Black People’

Tweet Pint it Share The  world’s highest-paid female athlete, Naomi Osaka withdrew from   the Western & Southern Open in New York because there are “much more important matters at hand” than watching her play tennis. Before I am an athlete, I am a black woman. And as a black woman I feel as though there are much …

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NBA Foundation Created, Pledges $300 Million To Black Growth

Tweet Pint it Share   The NBA’s Board of Governors and the National Basketball Players Association have finalized plans to create the first NBA Foundation that will work to spur economic growth in the Black community, announcing Wednesday that the initial contribution will be $300 million over the next decade. Each team will donate $1 …

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Kobe Bryant Named The Final NBA2K Cover Athlete With A Special Mamba Forever Edition

Tweet Pint it Share   The former Lakers star Kobe Bryant , nicknamed the Black Mamba, is the third and final athlete to be featured on the cover of the upcoming “NBA2K21” release. The video game series NBA 2K has announced a Mamba Forever Edition for its latest installment.  Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died …