On the day we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, we recognize the next generation of activists & community leaders.
announces the inaugural class of the Student Fellowship Program. Meet the talented students raising their voices for change -
“We’re gonna make the NBA community heard in the halls of power” -
A little over a year into formation, the
may have encountered national setbacks but welcome to DC. Change takes time. This is still unprecedented and important work by a sports league.
“it is easy to remain the white moderate and quote MLK. Much harder, but much more aligned with the spirit of his teachings and activism, is to take actions that help bend the arc and bring forth the kind of world he dreamed about but did not live to see.”
On more evenings than not, I talk w/my best friend as she relays her exhausting shifts, her feeling bad she can’t give more undivided attn to each of her patients b’c of the overflow and I listen to her feeling overwhelmed. The. Pandemic.
"It hurts, but I can’t do everything." Like many New York City hospitals, the Brooklyn Hospital Center is straining under the biggest surge of Covid patients since spring 2020, when ambulance sirens filled the air and more than 20,000 people died.
Me to group chat: I’m eating mushy freshly baked banana bread and drinking non alcoholic beer while watching football alone. I can’t wait until this pandemic is over.
My friend: This is the epitome of Covid phase 3.
PSA: Need a laugh this weekend? Watch
- a friend recommended it to me and I loved it - Insecure meets The Office meets It’s Always Sunny meets Parks+Rec. Props to
- creator + star (also alum of HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show) funny show w/a 💚
Work Like a Lion
9-5 work culture is a remnant of the Industrial Age.
Most people are not wired to work 9-5. We work more hours and get less done.
If your goal is to do inspired, creative work, you have to work like a lion.
Wait. SPRINT. Eat. Rest. Repeat.
What’s old is new again. “Sports docuseries” to some of us was 20 years ago on a little hoops reality series with the most long-winded title ever: “Street Ball: The And 1 Mix Tape Tour, Presented by Mountain Dew Code Red”
Another Netflix sports docuseries is in the works.
This time, around tennis 🎾
Netflix has secured deals with the ATP, WTA, and the four Grand Slam tournaments, per
A crew has already begun covering the Australian Open and the drama surrounding Novak Djokovic.
- donated to India relief funds for covid, cancer hospitals and more
- passionate animal advocate
- supporting kids and hunger relief
- advocate for kids, animals, social justice and much more.
SPORT. FOR. GOOD.
- advocate for mental health, social justice, foster youth and more
- ambassador for Room to Read, vocal about the importance of girls’ education
6️⃣ Jin Young Ko - charity skins game; also supports children with autism