Archive for March, 2012
More than 1000 people made a fashion statement for justice tonight as they walked through the streets of downtown Syracuse as part of the One Million Hoodies March. The event, which was inspired by the murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, FL, was organized by Ciara Richardson, Ashley Miller and Yaschia Kinsey.
Click here to see an article written by Keith Muhammad in the Stand that was published on the eve of the march.
To the delight of a capacity crowd of students and members of the community, advice Brian Freeland, aka World Be Free, performed the SU theme song last night during a benefit concert that also included Cassidy and Fabolous at Goldstein Auditorium.
For one song Be Free shared the stage with soulful singer Erika Lovette. He also got a rousing response during a song called “Dear Music.”
The league is going strong after 15 years, ambulance and now includes about dozen teams.
I asked one of the players after the first semi-final game, sick which went down to the final possession (his team was favored): Why didn’t you guys pull that one out?
“Sometimes it just wasn’t meant to be,” he said. “That’s why they call it March Madness.”
This weekend’s Finals showcases team Tighten Up with Bernard Blunt (formerly of St. Joseph’s–PA) versus B&B Lounge with (former SU point guard) Lazarus Sims.
NBA Insider Stephen A. Smith visited Syracuse a few weeks ago and gave his thoughts on SU Basketball and their chances during the NCAA Tournament.