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Posts Tagged ‘commentary by Anthony’

July 2nd, 2017 - 10:57 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

Black Teachers

Black kids do need Black teachers. More importantly, Black kids need teachers that care. One might think that all Black teachers have Black kids best interest in mind, but that is not always the case. I have read about the shortage of Black teachers, which is a very fundamental problem. Statistics s[...]

February 27th, 2017 - 11:58 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Our Thought Process

Recently I saw the video below online. According to the caption these two niggas are supposedly arguing over a cell phone. I have seen the video on both social platforms that I use, Facebook and Instagram, multiple times. My first thought of the video was, “Nigga, you don’t pull out a gun if you[...]

December 14th, 2016 - 9:17 am § in Misc.

Anthony: End of Term

Changing the font and spacing after writing a paper single space is like typing in the Safeway card after all the groceries have been priced. There is a small bit joy in both of those moments.[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Misc.

Was Washington Always Black?

How Did Washington Become ‘The Blackest Name in America?’ | TIME.com According to the U.S. Census, the ‘blackest’ surname in America is Washington. Of all the 163,036 people with the last name Washington on the 2000 census, 90% were black. Read more about Anthony Washington[...]

November 21st, 2016 - 3:28 am § in Misc., UW

Anthony: I don’t like seeing my daughters picture on this link.

Still trying to accept the fact that she has leukemia. I really feel like a horrible father. As a father, you try your best to be in a position to give your kids whatever it is they may need, no matter what it is. My daughter being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia the same day I [&hellip[...]

October 27th, 2016 - 2:50 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

How many Black athletes would kneel for the game?

Im sorry, but not standing for the Star Bangled Banner is something kids do at high school assemblies to protest injustice they learn about in their social studies classes.  While I do applaud and admire Colin Kapernick, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback, who has taking a stance against “the op[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 2:54 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #4

After hurting myself in the first game of the tournament I became a spectator. Although very disappointed that I could not play, I was glad that I had an opportunity to watch my cousin play professional basketball live. My cousin is really doing it out here. Watching him play was easily the best par[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 9:21 am § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #3

Seri Matiari is a tournament held in Malaysia, that up until this year, featured teams that play in NBL Asia. The majority of those teams in last year’s tournament were local Malaysian teams, and one team from the Philippines. This year in an attempt to increase the legitimacy of the NBL Asia leag[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 3:19 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Why would I go overseas?

“Anthony, why are you overseas?” I am overseas because I cannot find a job in the United States within my field. I am overseas because there are no jobs that pay like overseas basketball jobs. I am overseas because I don’t want to cook, or accept part time jobs working with kids. I am overseas[...]

October 5th, 2016 - 8:37 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #2

Up until the friendly match that Avery and I played last Sunday against a Croatian team that is participating in the actual basketball tournament, my time in Malaysia has been cool. The two other import players from America are really good basketball players. The food has been amazing, with the exce[...]