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LaKo’s Lesson of the Month: Impact

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” This is a great quote by a person of great significance in sports, Jackie Robinson who integrated Major League Baseball. It says that his integration of … Continue reading

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The Real Beauty of Sports

In addition to the miraculous feats of athletes, the brilliant game strategies, or the heart-wrenching obstacles that athletes overcome and the inspiration that ensues, sports are beautiful because they act as agents for social change. Sports have changed the landscape … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: Black Firsts in Sports

June 19, 1865 is regarded as the official end of slavery for African Americans.  It is affectionately referred to as Juneteenth, commemorated each year on June 19th with various celebrations and festivals.  “On January 1, 1980, Juneteenth became an official … Continue reading

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