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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 12/17/17


3 Up

1. Black Women in Alabama - First, thank you. You saved us all from witnessing another downfall from decent standards in America. And of course, I hope this movement continues to move forward as there are many black women, if unified and mobilized, and seriously change many things in this country of ours. 

2. Black Thought - Ok, so the 10 second freestyle this dude ripped off earlier this week was not only insanely talented, but he delivered some truth. Super impressive, you know, if you're into hip hop. 

3. Giancarlo Stanton - Giving the new Yankee the nod here for his honest thoughts in his Yankee introduction. Some may not like it, but I found it refreshing, especially when much of what he said is something all baseball fans are aware of. 

3 Down

1. 49% in Alabama - While the Alabama victory was nice to see, as I stated in my post regarding the Doug Jones win, who in the world are these people STILL voting for Roy Moore? It just shows you the mindset that is still out there, and of course, still powerful. 

2. Jerry Richardson - So, let me get this right. Colin Kaepernick, was pushed out of the league and is considered un-American by NFL Owners. Yet, now one of the NFL's owners, is selling his team, the Carolina Panthers, amidst strong allegations of sexual misconduct and racism. The NFL man...

3. Failed Terrorist Attempt - So, we made jokes about how it annoyed our commutes, but seriously, what if this went off as this man planned? So sick of terrorism, and these people who are looking to harm others. I can only dream of a world where this stuff is over. 

1 Crazy

1. Keaton Jones Video - First he was a sensation for being "bullied", then we learn he was in fact the one doing it, and much more. We also learned his mother is a white supremacist and that for some reason, they collected over $60K from a GoFundMe account. America is crazy. 

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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 10/24/21

3 Up 1. Science and Research - Look, I'm not trying to get into any debates or start trouble with this selection. I'm just giving props to the men and women who continue to develop these vaccines - and now approved booster shots - that help fight off this terrible virus that has plagued over the past 18 months. Some countries still don't have an option when it comes to vaccines - we're onto booster shots, and can "choose". Perspective and privilege are needed sometimes.  2. Col. Wang Yaping - Give it up to Yaping who in six weeks will become the first Chinese woman to walk in space. OF course, she is receiving tons of backlash from the media - but hey, did we expect anything else? 

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3 Up 1. Moderna Vaccine to Low Income Nations - In a world where the idea of "pandemic" now feels like a state of mind or the privilege of belief, Moderna has decided to aim its efforts in getting at least 1 billion doses to low-income countries the COVID vaccine. I'll save the "vaccine" chat for another time - but this is pretty awesome by Moderna. And oh yeah, highly needed.  2. Candace Parker and Diana Taurasi - Two absolute legends of the WNBA had some legacy-cementing moments this week. Parker lead her hometown Chicago Sky into the WNBA finals, and Taurasi, was named the GOAT of the WNBA by fans. Because well, she is. Congrats to both.  3. Netlfix's On My Block - For the second week in a row I'm putting a personal - and admittedly, biased - selection in the "Up" section. One of my favorite shows by Netflix, On My Block , released its fourth and final season, and yes, I binged it on my daily commute home. Gonna miss the crew from Freeridge.