Maywood Native Doc Rivers Calls Anthem Protests ‘Patriotic,’ Reflects on Proviso East’s Race Riots

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers with retiring NBA star Kevin Garnett. | NBAE/Getty Images Sunday, September 25, 2016 || By LOCAL NEWS CURATOR || @maywoodnews Maywood native and Proviso East Pirate Doc Rivers has recently lent his voice to the wave of National Anthem protests touched off by San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The Orange County Register’s Dan Woike reported recently that Rivers … Continue reading Maywood Native Doc Rivers Calls Anthem Protests ‘Patriotic,’ Reflects on Proviso East’s Race Riots

BOOKS: ‘Between the World and Me’ Puts Kaepernick’s Protest Into Haunting Words

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” puts Colin Kaepernick’s protest into words. | Below, Colin Kaepernick. | Wikipedia Saturday, September 10, 2016 || By Michael Romain || BOOKS || @maywoodnews San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit out the national anthem before an Aug. 26 preseason game ignited a predictable firestorm. This was part of his explanation for the controversial move: “I … Continue reading BOOKS: ‘Between the World and Me’ Puts Kaepernick’s Protest Into Haunting Words