In season 3 episode 31 of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph shined his HBCU spotlight on 4 HBCU teams to make the NCAA tournament within their respective levels, and Norfolk State beats Alabama in 1st round of the NIT. In HBCU News, a Howard volleyball player is trying out for the USA National Team. Lonzo and La'Melo Ball are said to be leaving the BBB for Nike, Mike Trout and the Anaheim Angels are said to Agree to $430 million deal, Adam Schefter breaks his silence on the ‘Bigger than Kraft’ report, and three women are coaching in the AAF. Joseph discusses March Madness and the NBA playoff push. Joseph brings us up to date on the AAF, and Zion Williamson is exposed by girl for trying to get with her. The Monday rant is aimed at the whole justice system and how rich white men like Robert Kraft always will get a slap on the wrist for their crimes. Kraft is a part of the Florida massage spa prostitution sting. Tune in to get your fix!!!
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In this episode of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph shines his HBCU spotlight on N.C. A&T’s Kayla White for being named 2019 NCAA Track Athlete of the Year, Dillard's women for winning their second consecutive GCAC basketball tournament title, Prairie View A&M men's basketball clinched the SWAC regular season title, and Hampton Women's basketball team clean up in first year of the Big South's conference honors. NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown traded to the Raiders, fellow NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was traded to the Cleveland Browns, the Cleveland Browns' Kareem Hunt was suspended 8 games by the NFL, the Kansas City Chiefs' Tyreek Hill under investigation for domestic violence, and former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel was cut and barred from the CFL but is now playing in the AAF for Memphis. A trailblazing NFL player who saves 90% of his money is teaching class at Penn called “Life 101”. Should transgender women be able to compete against biological women? The Monday rant is aimed at Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr for being accused of touching himself in front of an elderly woman, and David Irving quits the NFL because of the drug policy in social media while smoking a joint. Make sure you tune in!!!
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In this episode of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph shines his HBCU spotlight on N.C. A&T’s Kayla White for running the world’s fastest 200m time this year, Bethune Cookman’s softball teams beats number 17 Oregon, N.C. A&T Women’s basketball team clinches the outright MEAC regular season title, and Virginia State wins the CIAA men's basketball championship. In HBCU news, N.C. A&T cheerleaders will sit out the remainder of the basketball season due to the sexual assault allegations. Baseball superstar Bryce Harper is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, tight end Jason Whitten is returning to the Dallas Cowboys for his 16th season after year retirement, ex-NBA player David West plans to start a college basketball league that pays its players, and a Texas jury finds ex-Baylor football player not guilty of rape. Joseph gives an update on week four of the Alliance of American Football season, a black Baltimore 7th grader is a national chess champion, and Joseph announces the winners from this past weekends UFC 235 event. The Monday rant is aimed at the N.C. A&T cheer leading coaching staff for mishandling the sexual assault allegation told to them by one of their cheer leaders.
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Joseph has released his third book, On the Shoulders of Giants Vol: 3 South America. The continent of South America is home to the largest population of African people outside of Africa. Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador are four countries with the highest populations of African people in the world. Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Bolivia, Paraguay, Guyana, and Suriname are the remaining countries that make up this continent. According to data collected by the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, 12.5 million Africans were shipped to the New World and 10.7 million were able to survive the trip across the Atlantic. Of the 10.7 million Africans who reached the Americas, 90 percent of them were taken to various countries throughout South America. Through my research, I have learned that South America is rich in African history and culture. During the history classes we took while attending school, our teachers were rarely equipped to teach the history of African people inside and outside of the United States. Therefore, we were greatly deprived of the powerful stories of the many African people who opposed white supremacy and ensured the freedom for their people for generations to come. In this volume, I introduce you to the following heroes:
Victoria Santa Cruz
Edson Arantes do Nascimento aka Soccer Legend Pele
María Remedios del Valle
The Ndyuka People
Zumbi dos Palmares
Dandara dos Palmares
These 12 heroes and the Ndyuka people risked their lives and careers for their people. These leaders promoted their cultures and helped ensure future generations are able to thrive. Our heroes understood the importance of the youth knowing their history; so they fought to protect their future. The Ndyuka People of Suriname are a group of African people who survived the Middle Passage, escaped slavery, waged war against their enslavers, and created settlements that still exist today.
This book gives you some insight into the struggles African people endured at the hands of white supremacy over the last 500 years. We have been led to believe that African people contributed nothing to humanity and were only civilized when Europeans enslaved them. The indigenous populations of South America were also subjected to slaughter and enslavement at the hands of white supremacy. Some of the indigenous populations aligned themselves with the Maroons (Africans who escaped slavery) and played a part in the many wars against Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese enslavement.
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