Author Archives: Antoine Stroman

A Piece of the Pie

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“…The stands are full. Somebody’s getting paid for this and it ain’t us.” – Jalen Rose College athletes can now receive pay for use of their likenesses, names, and images. After decades of filling stadiums and not being paid a dime, instead being told things like, “You’re receiving a free education,” college athletes can now cash […]

NBA Playoffs: Round 1

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We’re halfway through opening round 1 of the NBA Playoffs and saying “expect the unexpected” is proving to be a massive understatement. From potential sweeps to the surprisingly competitive, the first round of the 2021 Playoffs proves what we needed after the bubble experience from last year. NBA stadiums are beginning to return to a […]

Asian American in Urban Communities: Profiting from the Black Dollar

End The Violence Toward Asians Rally

We had a conversation about the relationship between the African American community and the Asian American community. In lue of the events that happened last month in Atlanta, the Black and Asian American communities need to come to grips with something; we are the same in America’s eyes. Growing up in the “hood.” I grew […]