Although most of my musings are sports-related, I am still an advocate by profession. I have worked for several months to get a new project off the ground for my organization, Westchester Children’s Association. BREAKING NEWS: WCA has created a podcast called Ground Truthing: Insights from the Ground Up and we have interviewed some amazing … More NEW Advocacy PODCAST: Ground Truthing launches in 2018!
When the #TakeAKnee demonstrations began to catch on, I immediately resonated with the message. I too wanted to raise awareness for the issues of racism and police brutality in the United States. However, I still was not completely comfortable with sitting for the anthem. It reminded me of the debates I’d have with my mother … More Reflections on #TakeAKnee for the Female Coaching Network
At Madison Square Garden, WNBA players and NYPD face off over racial justice The New York Liberty hosted a panel discussion on race and our collective role in confronting hate. AUG 21, 2017, 1:38 PM for ThinkProgress NEW YORK, NEW YORK — During this particular moment of heightened racial and political tension across the country, the … More New York Liberty partners with RISE for Town Hall on race and racism in America
Published July 30, 2017 for The Summitt Buy Me a Coffee This Sunday, ESPN’s E:60 will bring us the story of University of Virginia standout Schuye LaRue. Reporter Shelley Smith tracks down LaRue 15 years after becoming ACC Rookie of the Year. She led the Cavaliers in scoring and rebounding in her freshman and sophomore year. For … More ICYMI: E:60 tells the story of Schuye LaRue
I started a new project for Double G Sport next week that I’m pretty excited about. I’m trying the whole podcast thing again with a show entitled Beyond The Game. The main premise is to chat with sports fans from all walks of life about stories that transcend the game. LISTEN TO BEYOND THE GAME … More New podcast takes you Beyond The Game
This is a piece I wrote last year for the MLK Oratorical Contest at New York University last year. I work to remind people of these words, everyday, not just in January. In 1955, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. took a stand that greatly impacted his career trajectory, and his legacy. The young Dr. … More Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.