Posts Tagged ‘women’

June 1st, 2018 - 9:49 am § in Misc.

Brides are Wonderful


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[...]

June 6th, 2016 - 12:20 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Not thinking big enough

It’s been widely reported, in recent months, that black people, who were and continue to be disproportionately affected by anti-marijuana laws, are now being excluded from the growing legalized pot industry. In Seattle, this reality combined with growing frustrations over the gentrification of[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 6:39 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Women should coach Women!

There are eight male head coaches in this years Men’s and Women’s final four. This year’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four features four male head coaches. How ridiculous is that? Yes, all teams feature female assistant coaches, but it is wrong that there is not one female head coa[...]

January 10th, 2016 - 10:48 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Anthony Washington: I thought Metro Drivers treated me horribly because I was Black.

A white man, with long dirty blonde hair, unshaved, and rocking a fresh shiner on his left eye, was stopped on a metro bus, route 11, headed towards downtown Seattle via Madison avenue, around 7 o’ clock, on a Saturday evening. He was stopped by a middle aged, African American Female Metro bus dri[...]

October 23rd, 2015 - 1:57 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Anthony Washington: Thomas Jefferson is a hero to most, but not for me

Some would argue that Thomas Jefferson is the most important figure in our American history.  He along with John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston wrote the Declaration of Independence.  Outside of the fact that the Fourth of July brings family and friends together, Am[...]

September 11th, 2015 - 10:14 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Stop filtering the Black Lives Movement

  Instead of disregarding the fact that 93% of all homicides committed against African Americans are committed by another African American.  We should acknowledge it. Why not make that an issue that the Black Lives Matter movement looks to address? It seems ridiculous not to hold all people t[...]

September 10th, 2015 - 7:00 am § in America, The Ave Scene

Davey L. Whitney (1930-2015)

Davey “The Wiz”Whitney, an influential American Basketball coach, was born January 15, 1930, in Lexington, Kentucky, to parents Albert Whitney Sr. and Elizabeth Whitney.   Mr. Whitney coached Alcorn St. to the first NCAA tournament win ever by an historically black university with a 70-62 vict[...]

September 9th, 2015 - 7:00 am § in America, Misc., Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Lebron James understands the importance of education

Last month, Lebron James announced that his foundation would donate $41 million to cover tuition at the University of Akron for 1,100 Ohio high school graduates. For many years programs have trained kids, without taking into account that the kids parents may also need help.  Programs can not contin[...]

July 27th, 2015 - 3:45 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

We know Black Lives Matters, now what are we going to do about the fact that America does not care?

Black people continue to argue that Black Lives Matter. The fact that we have to argue, should let us know that they do not give a f@$k about us. We should devote our time and energy on debating within our own community. What is the solution? It is clear that the black community is awake […][...]