White people need to accept the fact that sports is a political space, and black athletes have to stop thinking sports is bigger than race. The institution should not receive credit for what we as a people have done. It was shaped to keep us outside those same lines.
Nike Incorporated is a multinational corporation that was founded in 1964 with the name Blue Ribbon Sports. They changed their name to Nike, Incorporated in 1971, from the Greek language meaning the goddess of victory. This was the year that Blue Ribbon Sports created the infamous Nike Swoosh, which became a trademark for the company in 1974.
Worries about Trump’s trade agenda have rattled Wall Street this week. The Dow on Thursday fell for the eighth day in a row, something that hasn’t happened since March 2017. The 30 stock index is particularly exposed to disruptions to trade because its member include multinational companies like Nike and Boeing that do tons of business in China..
At sporting goods retailer Modell’s, Mr. Curry’s Under Armour products have exploded in popularity in recent months, including the Two Low shoes. Jason Karlowski, senior manager of sports marketing and brand engagement for the 150 unit, New York based chain, said the sneakers, as well as other merchandise from the basketball star, have been tough to keep in stock.
Oasis has had some successes: during the Summer Olympics in Rio in 2016, the company housed groups from Nike, Visa, and the BBC. Can come to us and say to one central point of contact, need thirty midlevel units for staff, fifty high end for VIP retail and a few villas for athletes and CEOs, Stanberry says. We can do that.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter just announced that all combat jobs in the military will be open to women. That’s progress, sort of. Many still believe the GOP wages war on women with calls to defund Planned Parenthood and refuse Medicaid expansion in Florida and other states, which deprive women of health care unrelated to abortions.
After you leave The Lower Keys, you will reach “the end” (of the road), Key West, the southernmost point in the continental United States. John Audubon and Ernest Hemingway lived here. One had a passion for preservation. Thursday, April 21, Community Media Access Collaborative, 1555 Van Ness Ave. Saturday, April 23, Betty Rodriguez Regional Library, 3040 N. Cedar Ave.
LANE: Instead of raising property taxes, states have tried to figure out ways to make Internet companies like eBay and Amazon collect the sales tax from their third party sellers. Those companies have resisted. Of the 40 states that have introduced bills attempting to get sales tax from online marketplaces, only nine have been successful.