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COMMENTARY: U.S. Attempt to Erase Harriet Tubman

In the fantasy of white supremacy, traitors like Jefferson Davis and other Confederates are memorialized for being freedom fighters — the freedom of whites to own black human beings and work them to death — while a woman who risked her life time and again to free enslaved people is simply dismissed. Ignored. Erased.

Beginning of Chargers Mini Camp

On Tuesday of this week I was fortunate enough to attend the first day of Los Angeles Chargers’ Mini Camp. Considering the recent debates swirling around the injury to Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors during the NBA Finals, I was eager to find out how NFL players and coaches address the inevitable injuries.

Rep. Waters Works with Colleagues to Stop Political Violence in Haiti; Includes Provisions in FY 2020 State, Foreign Operations Report

“During my recent trip to Haiti, I was shocked and appalled to learn of the massacre and the burning of homes in La Saline and other evidence of politically motivated violence, and I am deeply disturbed by the allegations that the Haitian government may have been involved,” said Congresswoman Waters. “I thank my friend and colleague, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, for working to include language in the report accompanying the State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill to address this urgent crisis.”

NBA Finals Game 4 Summary

Kicking off the Game 4 telecast this past Friday, was GRAMMY® Award-winner NE-YO who sang the U.S National Anthem. Multi-platinum band Walk Off the Earth will perform the Canadian national anthem prior to Game 4 at the final game at Oracle Arena. This could very well be the final game in Oracle Arena.

NBA Finals Game 3 Summary

Going into Game 3 of the National Basketball League Finals we saw the Toronto Raptors go to Oracle Arena tied 1-1 against the defending Champions Golden State Warriors. Oddly enough the Warriors thought they would be without, not 1, but 2 of their All-Stars in, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, in addition to 4th year Forward Kevon Looney. Due to the injuries, the Warriors have faced recently, they have sent out 10 different starting lineups in this postseason.

Bruins National Champs

The UCLA softball team won the WCWS in dramatic fashion as Kinsley Washington ripped a single to right field to score pinch runner Jaqui Prober giving the the team a 5-4 win to claim the title. The title was the 13th for the program, the first since 2010 and 118th in school history. It was the second Bruin walk-off in three days.

Los Angeles Sparks welcome the Connecticut Sun

The Sparks kicked off their first home game against the Connecticut Sun this past Friday night at Staples Center. Having lost their initial game in Las Vegas 5 days ago, they were eager to get a win in front of their home crowd as well as avenge their 3 consecutive losses to the Sun from last season. 

Los Angeles Chargers winding down their OTA’s

It would be hard to find a better training facility than the Hoag Training facility where the Los Angeles Chargers are in their final stages of their Voluntary OTA’s. These Organized Team Activities are meant to give the young guys a chance to get acclimated to the team playbook, their new teammates,  and develop their daily routines with some veterans.

LAFC Routs Montreal Impact on Friday night!

If you have yet made time to go to an LAFC game at Banc of California Stadium this season, you need to make time to get down there! Not only do they have arguably the best player in the MLS, but they also have the best record in the league and they have the most goals scored in the league. What’s even more impressive is that they have, by far, the best interactive fan experience in the City of Angeles.