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Arts and Entertainment

Exploring the Streets of Black Neighborhoods

During the summer, the United States witnessed Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests all across the country after George Floyd’s death. The protests were peaceful and violent. It has been stressful facing racial injustice in the midst of a global pandemic. Although I won’t be writing about the protests, I will be writing about a book that touched on the racial injustice subject: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas, a magnificent and wonderful author. The book is a story that found its way among the stars.


MLB Playoffs

The MLB playoffs are underway with the Tampa Bay Rays as the American
League’s No. 1 seed continuing their journey to the ALCS (American League
Championship Series). As for the National League the No. 1 seed for the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers have also made it to the NLCS (National league championship series.


COVID-19 Outbreak Continues in the NFL

The NFL continues to have COVID-19 outbreaks across the league. The week 4 game with the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Tennessee Titans were postponed and was considered the teams bye weeks. After week 4 concluded more outbreaks with different teams started to form. The Patriots also played the Chiefs during week 4 without starting quarterback Cam Newton due to him testing positive for COVID-19.


Lakers are NBA Champions

The Los Angeles Lakers are the 2019-20 NBA Champions. They have won their 17th NBA title which now ties the Celtics for the most titles by a team all-time. The last time the Lakers won was during the 2009-10 season. The Lakers beat the Miami Heat in Game 6, 106-93 to win the series 4-2.