Aviator.. I got you padna!
Aviator.. I got you padna!
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I know some of you all will appreciate this one. Here is a link to the NCAA west regional finals. Lendore will be running the 400 soon. Sparkle Mcknight won her heat and advanced to the next round.Much appreciated!!!
Well done to Mr Lendore I'm sure he'll be doing great things this year. Another noteworthy performance was by Sparkle Mcknight who won her 400m hurdles race in 55.71! Hopefully when Josanne recovers fully she can start off with a 56./57. and work her way back into shape slowly and we can have two female world class 400m hurdlers in the future. Here's the vid:
Sparkle McKnight (Arkansas) of T&T wins Women's 400m Hurdles SEC Track & Field Champs 2013
Shoot I forgot about her. Was more referring to the men 100m. Unless Thompson and Bledman do something spectacular.
I wish T&T had such passionate fans. I think tonight to guys will rise to the occasion and pull off an upset.
Love the t-shirt, excellent job nurturing and selling the sport, and providing personal insights from the world's bests. I know many a youngster will benefit from this.
I was going to call you an idiot.. But I do not want to resort to name calling like many posters on here.
Although, your list of white high school drop outs seems extensive.. Most of them on the list are from working class and middle class families. The black high school drop outs.. most of them are from poor and working poor families.
White high school drop outs still make more money than black high school graduates in Canada and America. In the end.. its not about high school. Its about the education and training you do after high school. Completing high school increases your chances of attending post secondary school. And post secondary school gives you more job security and stability than anything under.
Thanks, I'm not going to call you a jackass for suggesting that Beyonce has no 'job security'. Or that she is from a working poor family.
Perhaps she should have not taken such an extreme risk on a music career and finished high school. She could have been a perfectly good insurance salesman.
I'm also not going to call you a jackass for claiming that being 'middle class' is somehow a justification for not finishing high school. Or a prerequisite to becoming a millionaire. Let me tell you something you might already know but fail to truly understand. American Black people, as an entire community were perhaps most prosperous when they were denied opportunity for higher learning, after Jim Crow and before desegregation. They forged strong businesses and developed extensive commercial ties. It ain't the books that made people like C.J Walker.
As for your statement that white high school dropouts make more money than college educated blacks....ASSUMING this is factual....then what is the point of blacks going to school? Perhaps african-americans would do better dropping out of school and enrolling in trades, or starting their own businesses...like Beyonce. Why anyone would condem her for being a dropout when she did EXACTLY the right thing?
Peru 3 - 0 TT
No WAY we scoring in this game. Quit daydreaming!!!!!
I glad we getting the experience.. Too bad we never got these games in 2011 when we really needed the tune ups..
1nil win for TT.
doh worry, i get your point loud and clear.
i watched the clip. it is verbal too too.
saying i 'miss the point' is a piss poor rebuttal.
lemme give you an 'alternative' list of dropouts from grade school to university
Frank lloyd Wright
Other lowlifes like George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln could not be bothered to even attend college or even finsih their schooling.
Do these people send a bad message as well?
Or is it only wrong when black people do it.
1 McKnight, Sparkle Arkansas 57.90 56.62 2 10
2 Spencer, Ashley Illinois 57.00 57.34 2 8
3 White, Chante'sean Texas State 57.29 58.17 2 6
4 Flowers, Gwendolyn Arkansas 59.70 59.41 2 4
5 Ejesieme, Jesica Illinois 58.00 1:00.68 2 2
6 Thomas, Jennie Texas State 1:00.55 1:01.73 1 1
7 Onwuchekwa, Venessa Utsa 1:03.50 1:04.99 1
8 Swearengin, Shartanae Utsa 1:00.62 1:05.06 1
He may or may not be aware of it, but Sotomayor is also touching on a class issue. The segment of African-American folks displaying the deviant behaviour really occupies the lower socio-economic classes in the United States. Unfortunately, the media tends to focus on this portion of the black populace, because of their criminal acts which may or may not be borne out of their economic and social conditions. The few middle-class African-Americans, male and female I have met, tended not to exhibit this type of behaviour. The women were definitely not as abrasive as their counterparts from lesser economic means and the men were well-spoken and upwardly mobile in terms of their career goals and ambitions.
In my own personal experience as a member of T&T's black middle class, I would say the same for the peers in my social network. While we did go through a phase in our adoloescence of wanting to affect the destructive behaviour depicted on some rap and dancehall videos, for the most part, it did not really derail our life paths because we had a familial network that kept us grounded and anchored when some of us threatened to veer off course. I know the experiences of my own circle of friends may or may not have been similar to those in other parts of T&T. However, based on what I remember growing up, many went on to universities abroad and are living productive lives now.
This is something that many African-descended youth in T&T, the US and other countries with significant African-descended populations do not have. So, it is within this context that Sotomayor, either wittingly or unwittingly, is couching his commentary.
He struck some appropriate chords in this inaugural speech. Well done!
We go score if Glen is there.
We need to use our weapon. SPEED. That's what they fear us on. Kevon Carter and Cornell pelting dong the wing on a breakawy, freeing up Jones for the headers or back-header and Birchall for de bullet. Golazo! Goalllllllllllllllllllllll. Trinidad y Tobago gooooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllllllll Dios Mio!!! says the Peruvian commentator. Watch de space.