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President Donald Trump’s War on Black Athletes (2018)

September 3, 2018

Earl Smith, PhD and Angela J. Hattery, PhD Pre-game season, 2018 and it is on already.  At Thursday, August 9th and Friday August 10th NFL pre-games professional football players, in a variety of ways, demonstrated as they have over the…

THE SUMMER of 2018 WAR ON BLACK MEN

August 9, 2018

Since the end of “March Madness” 2018 (4/2/18) when Villanova beat the opposing team Michigan (79-62) there have been approximately 20 Black men killed by the police. During this time other Black men have been tased, beaten and thrown on…

President of USA Donald J. Trump & Black Athletes

August 4, 2018

by Earl Smith, PhD and Angela J. Hattery, PhD   One of the strangest phenomena of the last several years is having President Donald Trump, President of the United States of America take direct negative aim at Black athletes.  Whether…

The National Football League (NFL): Race, and Race Relations in America

June 30, 2018

On Wednesday May 23, 2018 the NFL owners issued a new policy in regards to “kneeling” and threatened to fine teams whose players refuse to adhere to the policy, which reads in part[1]: 1. All team and league personnel on…

Malissa Williams Shot & Killed by Cleveland Police (2012)

June 30, 2018

Malissa A. Williams (1982- Nov. 29, 2012) by Earl Smith, PhD   So that Black women shot & killed by police are not forgotten we have pulled together our data to highlight those Black women who are the victims of…

“RIGHT & EXACT” DISCUSSION OF POLICING BLACK BODIES

May 16, 2018

POLICING BLACK BODIES

May 16, 2018

 

EXONERATIONS AND BLACK MEN

April 15, 2018

Earl Smith, PhD   –  Angela J. Hattery, PhD                   The main reason that we know so little about false convictions is that, by                  …

Male Athletes and Violence Against Women

April 14, 2018

Ray Rice poster athlete for violence against women.   by Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery Boys Behaving Badly? Not really. They are simply doing what is accepted in their sport culture. Since the late 1990s scholars have been chronicling…

Black Athletes Protest Movements

December 31, 2017

Earl Smith, PhD               Angela J. Hattery, PhD   On June 4, 1967 at 105-15 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland,  Jim Brown, Ali, Lou Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) and other prominent Black athletes held their “summit”…

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