Boston is anything but a sports backwater. Since 2000, the city has had more playoff wins than any other city or region in North America. As far as championship wins go, Boston boasts 12 in 20 years between the Celtics, Red Sox, Patriots, and Bruins. These franchises have produced legendary dynasties, cementing Boston’s position at […]
Racism in the cheerleading world and the effects of cheerleading on Black and African American women’s racial identity
Kennedy Providence, who is on the cheerleading team for the University of Toronto, recalls a time where she was reprimanded for her natural hair. “When I first began cheerleading in 2013, I had an afro. The team manager for my high school team had told us that the hairstyle would be a high ponytail with […]
How Can Social Media Companies Prevent Racist Abuse Directed At Players?
How Can Social Media Companies Prevent Racist Abuse Directed At Players? After his team labored to a 0-0 draw against Arsenal in the final week of January, Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford went on Twitter to announce that he had been racially abused online. “Humanity and social media at its worst. Yes I’m a Black […]
NYU students of color struggle under the weight of racial injustice
NYU students of color are struggling months after the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and having to face head on the cries of racial injustice that are sweeping the country and the backlash. Sonali Burns, a junior, said that the heaviness of the murders didn’t impact her at first because she […]
Black Lives Matter: Children’s Protest
New York City’s youngest raised their voice to protest against police brutality, Andrea Pineda-Salgado reports.
The Coronavirus is Disproportionately Impacting Black People in New York
New York City is a ghost town. The empire state is the country’s epicenter for covid-19, the illness caused by SARS-CoV-2 (one of many coronaviruses), with a total of 335,000 infections as of May 9, according to Intelligencer. The Big Apple alone is enduring 178,776 cases, according to The City. Now, sidewalks once littered with pedestrians are barren in the […]