Tag: Racism

Fox Sports' Pam Oliver opens up to Essence.com about demotion

Fox Sports' Pam Oliver opens up to Essence.com about demotion
Notes from my Facebook page, Sunday September 7, 2014: “I just wanted to FYI you that I happened to watch the game that Pam Oliver was doing (Saints-Falcons) and it seemed to me that her role was greatly reduced within the broadcast.” Former MLB.com writer and good friend Notes from Pam Oliver’s new interview at... Read more »

Reading Between the Blurred Lines of Pam Oliver and her "Clearly Expanded" Fox Sports Role

Reading Between the Blurred Lines of Pam Oliver and her "Clearly Expanded" Fox Sports Role
I can’t read the minds of the Fox Sports executives who came up with the plan to scrap #1 sideline reporter Pam Oliver, a respected, 53-year old, beautiful African-American, for the younger, perky blonde clone of everyone at Fox News/Fox Sports1, Erin Andrews, who’s 36. What I can tell you is that Oliver, who looks... Read more »

Nelson Mandela and My Dad

Nelson Mandela and My Dad
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” —  Nelson Mandela The death of Nelson Mandela at the age of 95 brought a physical end of life to yet another one of my heroes. President Mandela’s belief that he and his followers, the Black African Congress,... Read more »
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