Colin Kaepernick and his peaceful protest

From CNN’s LZ Granderson: Now that the dust surrounding Kaepernick’s departure from the NFL has settled, we’re able to have a more substantive conversation about some of the controversial topics that his peaceful protest against oppression of people of color during the national anthem sparked: freedom of speech and patriotism. I don’t think anything connected to Kaepernick’s … Continue reading “Colin Kaepernick and his peaceful protest”

Nike sacrifices everything with new Colin Kaepernick ad

Nike revealed a new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick. It features the ex-NFL quarterback’s face with the words, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” It also features the famous tag, “Just do it.” at the bottom with the iconic Nike swish. I don’t understand why Nike did this. To say Colin Kaepernick is a … Continue reading “Nike sacrifices everything with new Colin Kaepernick ad”

LeBron James signs four year deal with the Lakers

LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers as a free agent for the second time in his career and signed a four year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Will fans in Cleveland burn his jerseys for the second time? I hope not. The fumes from a burning polyester jersey can’t be good for the respiratory system. Who … Continue reading “LeBron James signs four year deal with the Lakers”

‘The Force is Female’ is not about Star Wars

There’s a picture floating around the Internet, as pictures often do, that shows Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucas Films, standing with three women. They’re all wearing t-shirts that say, “The Force is Female.” What the photo means depends on who you ask. Some say it’s proof that Kathleen Kennedy is a militant feminist who wants to … Continue reading “‘The Force is Female’ is not about Star Wars”

I’ve become a snitch and I’m proud of it

I made a decision last night that when I see a fake NFL jersey on eBay, I will report it to eBay. That’s right, I’ve become a snitch. I have an email alert set up with eBay so that when someone posts a Nike Elite NFL jersey in my size, I get an immediate email … Continue reading “I’ve become a snitch and I’m proud of it”