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It’s Funny How 1 Title Can Fuck Up the Game: Thoughts on the Response to Damon’s Piece About Black Men

1. I didn’t love the title, either. The substance of the piece itself was perfectly fine—to argue and debate that would be stupid (more on this later). It’s no different than conversations many of us have in any number of spaces we congregate when sober, perhaps not wrapped up in as neat a bow as Damon presented, but…

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W.Va. High School Taunts Inner-City Pittsburgh High School Football Team With ‘Trump Perry’ Sign

Perry Traditional Academy is a predominately black high school, located on Pittsburgh’s North Side and a five- to seven-minute drive away from my house. My brother-in-law graduated from there last year. (He was also a first team All-City basketball player. He can’t beat me yet, but he is pretty good.)

C-SPAN Caller Sheds White Tears, Just Can’t Watch Football Anymore Because of NFL Players’ Protest

“Sharon” from Williamstown, N.J., just can’t take the disrespect of the American flag from football players during the national anthem. She, like most other tone-deaf white Americans, still believes that taking a knee during the national anthem is about this stupid flag and that racist-ass song, so she called the…