Category Archives: Public Awareness

Informing society of important issues outside of sports.

Libraries need the Rooney Rule for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The National Football League’s Rooney Rule requires that an ethnic minority candidate be interviewed for each head coaching and general manager vacancy. It does not grant any preferential treatment other than getting an ethnic-minority in the door who would not … Continue reading

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White Men Continue to Fail Up

Last night I was watching the Miami and LSU game where the head coaches of each team looked very familiar. I couldn’t immediately remember their names or where they coached previously. I haven’t followed sports as closely as I used … Continue reading

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Dear ALA: Here’s why LeBron should be keynote speaker at 2019 Annual Conference

@ALALibrary , here’s why LeBron should be the next keynote speaker at annual. Continue reading

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When Less is More: reducing the work week cause it’s time

Forty hours a week just doesn’t work anymore. Full time should really be 30 hours a week. Continue reading

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The Importance of Team: the lesson from LeBron

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are once again facing the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. It looks like the Cavaliers will be swept by the Warriors who lead the series 3-0. This is in spite of LeBron … Continue reading

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The Official Black Panther Playlist

Many athletes have a musical playlist that gets them pumping before the big game. If you’re like me, you have quite a few playlists that you use to get your mind right for work. Not that we need a playlist … Continue reading

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New Stadiums For a Few Or Medicare For All

“The idea that sports is a catalyst for economic development just doesn’t hold water.” —Robert Baade, sports economist On September 13, 2017, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont along with 16 other Democrats introduced a Medicare For All Healthcare Bill. The United … Continue reading

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