LeBron James

Voter Suppression Fighter James Expands Entertainment Empire

Culture
June 26th, 2020 5:03 PM

Without missing a beat in his work to stop black voter suppression and get President Donald Trump out of office in November, LeBron James and friends have raised $100 million for his SpringHill Entertainment Company to contract with Disney for scripted television. Be forewarned, though, nothing James does in the realm of entertainment is done in a vacuum, but as part of a social justice agenda…

Hypocritical: China-Apologist LeBron James Forming Voting Rights Group

Business
June 11th, 2020 4:10 PM

Known liberal multimillionaire NBA star LeBron James appears to want in on the SJW action. James is joining a group of other prominent “black athletes and entertainers” to start “a new group aimed at protecting African-Americans’ voting rights,” The New York Times reported June 10. James, along with others, are reportedly “seizing on the widespread fury against racial injustice that…

Jemele Hill Derides Golfers, Republicans As Hypocrites

Culture
December 27th, 2019 10:00 AM
The Atlantic magazine writer Jemele Hill launched an attack this week on pro golfers Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson for agreeing to play in a January tournament in the oppressive nation of Saudi Arabia. She also accuses President Donald Trump and other Republicans of hypocrisy for lashing out at the NBA and China two months ago, while remaining silent about Saudi Arabia's atrocities.

ESPN: Criticism of LeBron Over China Undermine Social Justice Efforts

Culture
October 22nd, 2019 10:00 AM
Last week LeBron James caught considerable flak from the Right and the Left for condemning Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who on Oct. 4, tweeted support for the freedom protesters in Hong Kong. Coming to James' defense on The Undefeated blog is David Dennis Jr., an adjunct professor of Journalism at Morehouse College, who says attacks on "King" James are actually…

Sports Blogger: Don't Ask Black NBA Players to Fix World

Culture
October 17th, 2019 10:00 AM
There's no need for African American NBA players to stand with Hong Kong, not when America has far greater flaws, wrote The Shadow League blogger Carron J. Phillips. It's not their responsibility to save the world, especially a problem created by a white man, he argued. Instead, they should focus on overcoming white privilege and police brutality in America. 
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South Park Mocks LeBron James' Response on China

Culture
October 17th, 2019 12:27 AM
South Park's newest episode, "Let Them Eat Goo" which aired Wednesday mocks LeBron James and his lack of defense of free speech in the current crisis of Hong Kong against China. The episode concentrates on diets and plant-based foods, and on the students at South Park's public school who are protesting the unhealthy food they are being fed, especially meat from animals.

ESPN Salivates Over Korver; Whitlock Slams Virtue Signaling

Culture
April 10th, 2019 10:00 PM
Progressive media and social justice warrior athletes are heaping praise on Utah Jazz veteran Kyle Korver for confessing to white privilege in this week's post on The Players Tribune, titled "Privileged." He is now the toast of ESPN talk shows, its blog, The Undefeated, and athletes for writing that present-day white Americans are responsible for the racist sins of their…

Sporting News Celebrates Activism, Social Justice Focus

Culture
December 27th, 2018 10:00 AM
"Sports fans made it clear in 2018 that they crave stories that go beyond everyday scores and highlights," writes The Sporting News in its recap of the year. Did sports fans really have a choice though? That's assuming an awful lot because woke sports writers and broadcasters are shoving social activism in the fans' faces, glorifying malcontents, obsessing on partisan politics…
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Michael Eric Dyson: Trump Using 'KKK Language' While Slamming Omarosa

August 14th, 2018 7:17 PM
During the ongoing fallout over Omarosa Manigault Newman’s attention-seeking book tour, Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson slammed the President for calling the author a “dog” in a tweet and went so far as to accuse Trump of using “KKK language” in his attacks. Tuesday afternoon on CNN, Dyson accused Trump of “evoking an entire…
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Spike Lee Accuses Donald Trump of Using ‘Bullhorn, Not Dog Whistle’

August 10th, 2018 6:00 PM
Liberal director Spike Lee took advantage of an interview on Thursday's Anderson Cooper 360 to promote his new movie, BlacKkKlansman, which the filmmaker claimed is “not just a history lesson” even though it takes place during the 1970s.As you might expect, it didn’t take long for the discussion to degenerate into attacks on GOP President Donald Trump, whose “toxic…
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MSNBC's Johnson: Trump Attacks All Blacks Who Are Not 'Bojangling'

August 7th, 2018 2:17 PM
On Monday's The Last Word show, MSNBC contributor Jason Johnson hyperbolically claimed that President Donald Trump "attacks any and all black people who weren't bojangling for him" and declared that the President views "black people who do nice things" as "enemies" during a discussion of the President's recent attacks on CNN host Don Lemon and the NBA…
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MSNBC’s Ruhle Urges Twitter to Ban Trump Over Lebron James Tweet

August 7th, 2018 10:07 AM
During Monday’s MSNBC Live With Velshi & Ruhle, anchor Stephanie Ruhle was so outraged over President Trump criticizing NBA star Lebron James in a tweet that she urged the social media platform to ban the commander-in-chief. In a later segment, she also renewed her call for Facebook to be “shut down” over concerns about Russian-backed fake accounts.
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CNN's Cooper Repeatedly Fails to Make Black Guests Call Trump Racist

August 6th, 2018 11:31 PM
On Monday evening, CNN’s Anderson Cooper endured the political equivalent of banging one’s head against a wall as his guests repeatedly disagreed with his framing of President Trump as a racist for questioning the intelligence of NBA star LeBron James. In a segment near the end of his 8:00 p.m. Eastern show, a frustrated Cooper repeatedly saw his narrative shot down by two black…

Now It’s the Hypocritical NYT Which Has ‘Decided to Let Racism Slide’

August 6th, 2018 11:33 AM
After Roseanne Barr lost her hit show over a tweet, the blurb introducing television writer James Poniewozik’s report was morally convicting: "....when people decide to let racism slide, it costs the rest of us." A shame the Times chose not to apply that maxim to itself. Fast forward to the controversy over the paper’s hiring of Sarah Jeong to write about technology for the…