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Simone Biles Doesn’t Owe Fans Anything

Aaron Freedman Jacobin
At the end of the day, Simone Biles is a worker. And she was right to put her mental health first, just as any worker should be able to stay home sick instead of pouring their life force into serving someone else.

Friday Nite Videos | March 5, 2021

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Police Raids | John Oliver. You With Us? F.T.A. Re-Release | Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland. Invest in Our New York 2021. Dr. Seuss Is Not Cancelled. It's Just Time to Retire Books With Racist Imagery.

You With Us?

Black and Brown voters changed the game in 2020, so lawmakers are trying to change the rules in 2021. This NBA All-Star weekend in Atlanta, we're raising our voices against voter suppression in Georgia, and across the country. Join us at http://more.vote/protectourpower

Naomi Osaka: Athletes, Speak Up

Naomi Osaka New York Times
We’re affected by bias and racism, just like everyone else. Musicians sing and write about social movements all the time. Actors voice their opinions. Yet when it comes to athletes, we are often met with criticism for expressing our opinions.

Friday Nite Videos | September 4, 2020

RNC 2020 and Kenosha. 'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman Sings 'Grandma's Hands'. Soledad O'Brien Helps Translate Tucker Carlson's Kenosha Rant. The Problem With Banning TikTok. David Graeber ('We Are the 99%) in His Own Words.

RNC 2020 and Kenosha

The Republican National Convention, shootings in Kenosha and a strike in professional sports -- three stories that are really one story, about race in America

A Call To Arenas! Defend the Right To Vote! Defeat Trump!

Peter Olney The Stansbury Forum
Milwaukee Bucks sports arena Imagine NBA Stars -- outside giant sports arenas used as public polling and voting locations -- acting as poll watchers insuring that urban voters, Black and brown folks, file in unsuppressed by armed Para fascists.

Friday Nite Videos | August 28, 2020

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Kenny Smith Walks Off the Inside Set. Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Link to Trump. Ramy Youssef - Shattering Muslim Stereotypes on TV. Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (Movie). Deadly Sins and Cardinal Virtues: A Voter Checklist.
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