The long fight against injustice was symbolized by the image from the 1968 Olympics — when two African-American sprinters stood on the medal podium with their heads bowed and single fists thrust into the air. The moment turned the men into outcasts in their own country.
The local prosecutor says the statute of limitations prevents him from making a case against Bernie Fine. The former assistant basketball coach says he did not sexually abuse the two accusers when they were boys. Federal charges are still possible.
A story about violent hazing in the marching bands at historically black colleges and universities — HBCUs — detailed a problem, but no changes were made. So extreme has been the band torture at some schools that victims have had to be hospitalized.
In a "down" economy, what investor would turn down a sure thing? Even if the stock they're buying is guaranteed not to go up in value? Talk to fans of the Green Bay Packers and you'll understand. The NFL team is ready to issue shares of the green and gold.
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