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June 1st, 2018 - 9:49 am § in Misc.

Brides are Wonderful

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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 pre[...]

April 18th, 2016 - 9:34 am § in Uncategorized

Obedient Wives Club

JAKARTA, Indonesia June 19, 2011, 08:12 am ET AP from NPR A new club in Indonesia that encourages women to be totally obedient to their husbands and focus on keeping them sexually satisfied has generated an outcry from some activists. The Indonesian branch of the Obedient Wives Club, launched early [...]

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[...]