Home Tags Charles Barkley

Tag: Charles Barkley

Are Rich Black People Treated Differently from Poor Black People?

There is a popular notion that America is not only racist, but it is also about the have and the have not's. I would say that both are true. Even among Black people and other people of color, there is a certain level of classism that exists. Rich Black people often have a different experience than poor Black people, however there comes a time when even the richest of the rich Black people are reminded of how America views them. Charles Barkley, Steph Curry, Ozzie Smith and Jimmy Rollins sat down with NBC Sports to discuss police brutality and systemic racism in America. The men didn't pull any punches while having a truly poignant conversation. Charles Barkley, who is always outspoken believes rich Black people are treated differently from poor Black people. Steph Curry spoke eloquently on the microaggressions that rich Black people experience when it comes to racism.“The preconceived notions of how they view rich, successful black people as anomalies. Our intelligence, out well-spokeness, that’s always the first thing you hear. If somebody knows how to be articulate and come into a room. That’s the subtle racism and prejudice that starts to add on itself,”Steph CurryOzzie and Jimmy dropped some jewels as well. Check out the full conversation below for more or their insight on police brutality, systemic racism, and being rich and Black in America. https://youtu.be/TfbWx4a1izw

Charles Barkley's New Partnership Inspires Students to Learn the Importance of African-American History and Civic...

[caption id="attachment_189856" align="alignnone" width="290"]rfocus.org Hall of Fame basketball player, Emmy Award winning studio analyst, and author Charles Barkley (PRNewsfoto/EVERFI, Inc.)[/caption] Charles Barkley Announces New Partnership with EVERFI Inspiring Students to Learn the Importance of African-American History and Civic Engagement Barkley and EVERFI to Redefine How Thousands of Students Learn About African-American History and Achievement
 Hall of Fame basketball player, Emmy Award-winning studio analyst, and author Charles Barkley, along with leading education technology provider EVERFI, Inc., today announced a partnership to power a new African-American history initiative for high school students throughout the states of Alabama and Mississippi.
The course will engage tens of thousands of students in the Mississippi Delta region, which includes Barkley's hometown of Leeds, Alabama, all at no cost to students, their schools or school districts.  Additionally, as part of this new partnership, Charles's production company Round Mound Media will create short-form filmed documentary content for the 306 course, in conjunction with Los Angeles-based creative and production agency Wondros, designed for students to further explore key moments and topics in specific to their states, beginning with Alabama. "I was born and raised in rural Alabama at the dawn of the Civil Rights era, and I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to American heroes like Medgar Evers, John Lewis, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ," said Charles Barkley. "Every child in my home state should have the keys to knowledge of their history so they can achieve great things in their own lives.  This initiative helps accomplish that." The 306: African-American History digital course  immerses students in a journey in which they learn about the incredible contributions that African-Americans have made in every fabric of American life including public service, the sciences, academia, and the world of the arts, music, and sports. The course is framed to teach the importance of civic engagement so that students develop into future community leaders. EVERFI administered survey questions to students across 28 states who took EVERFI's 306—African-American History™ course and discovered the students who think learning about African-American history is important are also more likely to say they intend to vote. "Even in today's advanced technological world, it's rare that teachers have the adequate tools to bring to life the stories of pride, perseverance, and leadership that are so prevalent throughout African-American history," said EVERFI CEO Tom Davidson. "We're incredibly excited to work with Charles to offer this digital initiative that makes African-American history readily accessible and allows students in the Mississippi Delta to reimagine how they see themselves through the lens of history." Since it's development, EVERFI's 306 -African American History course has already reached nearly 100,000 students across the country, including over 17,000 in Alabama and Mississippi. The online course is filled with stories of inspirational civic leaders that overcame adversity to make contributions to society both then and now.  These inspirational stories, shared through influential primary texts and compelling vignettes, build shared values and teach youth the importance of active citizenship. EVERFI, Inc. EVERFI is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning including topics like Financial Education, Digital Citizenship, STEM Career Readiness, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Social and Emotional Learning, Character Education, and Health and Wellness. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 18 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, The Rise Fund, Advance Publications, and Rethink Education, and Rethink Impact. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 4,200 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada. Learn more at EVERFI.com

Lil Nas X Kanye Produced “INDUSTRY BABY” Hits 33 Million YouTube Views Raising Money...

0
PARTNERS WITH THE BAIL PROJECT TO LAUNCH THE “BAIL X FUND" Music is the way I fight for liberation. But true freedom requires change in...

World’s “Ugliest” Man Is a Musician with a Great Life

0
This man is regarded as the world's ugliest man and he doesn't mind. His love life has not been affected and he recently became...

10 Worst Foods You Can Ever Eat

0
It's amazing how much of this food is in our everyday diets causing incredible harm to our bodies. This a great video breaking it...

Beautiful Woman With Huge Leg Determined to Live Her Life (video)

0
Mohagany has incredible confidence and she refuses to allow her big leg caused by Lyphodemia to hinder her. She gets the nails panted and...

Keyshia Cole Talks about Grief of Losing her Mother Frankie

0
Keyshia Cole has spoken out about the recent death of her mother on her mother's birthday, here her Instagram post explains how she feels...

Berry Gordy Recipient for 44 Kennedy Center Honors

0
44th Kennedy Center Honors Slate Announced JUSTINO DÍAZ, BERRY GORDY, LORNE MICHAELS, BETTE MIDLER, AND JONI MITCHELL TO RECEIVE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS IN RECOGNITION OF LIFETIME...

Radio Facts Announces Start of Production for First Annual “Celebrating Men of Color in...

0
Los Angeles, CA - July 22, 2021 Radio Facts, the industry's only black-owned broadcast and music industry trade publication and site, is proud to...

Black Philly Cop Charged After Harassing Black Man then Deleting Video of Incident from...

0
A Black Philadelphia police offer, Tyree Burnett, is facing charges after tampering with another Black man's phone, during a stop at a gas station. The...

RADIO NEWS

Krystal Pino Promoted at Cumulus

0
Krystal Pino Takes Middays at Cumulus Tucson’s Classic Hip Hop 97.5 The Vibe/KSZR-FM  CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed radio personality Krystal Pino...

Gibson Announces Launch of Record Label 

0
Gibson Records:  Gibson Announces Launch of Record Label First Album With Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the ConspiratorsFor the past 127 years, Gibson--the iconic American instrument...

Cumulus San Francisco Promotes Chasta Michaelis

0
Cumulus San Francisco Promotes Chasta Michaelis to Program Director for 107.7 The Bone/KSAN-FM CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has promoted Chasta Michaelis to Program...
Cliff Cage

CUMULUS MEDIA Taps Popular Colorado Springs Radio Personality Cliff Cage as On-Air Host, Nights...

0
CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that it has appointed veteran Colorado Springs radio personality Cliff Cage as On-Air Host, Nights, on heritage Top 40...

Sony Music Publishing Promotes Carol NG to President, Asia

0
Sony Music Publishing today announced the promotion of Carol NG to President, Asia. Carol is based in the company’s Hong Kong office and reports...

Comedy Central Creates Segment for Charlamagne The God

0
It's been a long time coming for media mogul Charlamagne The God and something that he has repeatedly told Radio Facts over the years. He...

CLEAR MEDIA NETWORK LAUNCHES A NEW AND INNOVATIVE FORMAT IN THE SYNDICATION MARKET R&B...

0
Clear Media Network announces a groundbreaking format to its network arsenal, R&B ADULT HITS. Programming veterans Mark McCray (President of Programming and Operations/Clear Media Network)...

Radio Veteran Shawn Knight Joins Cumulus Topeka as Host of Mornings on Majic 107.7/KMAJ-FM

0
CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has named veteran on-air personality Shawn Knight as Host of The Majic Morning Show on Topeka, KS, Adult Contemporary...

TOP 10s