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  • The White Flight From Football

    02/04/2019 3:11:45 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 70 replies
    City Lab ^ | February 1, 2019 | Alana Semuels
    Shantavia Jackson signed her three sons up for football to keep them out of trouble. As a single mother who works the night shift at a Home Depot warehouse 50 minutes away from her house, Jackson relies on the sport to shield the boys from gang activity in her rural Georgia county. They began in a local league five years ago when they were still little, their helmets like bobbleheads on their shoulders. Now 11, 12, and 14, they play in games across the region. Jackson says she passed up a daytime shift at Home Depot so that she can...
  • At Least 5 People Injured After Shooting At Dallas Football Field

    06/04/2018 2:50:03 PM PDT · by BBell · 32 replies
    http://dfw.cbslocal.com/ ^ | 6/4/18 | Jennifer Lindgren
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The crowd at a football game in south Dallas was sent running Sunday night after shots started to ring out. Police said that at least five people were struck by gunfire, including a pregnant teen. The incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. at a park along Spring Avenue, behind the Juanita Craft Recreation Center in the Fair Park area. According to police, a group of young adults had been meeting at the park for the past two weekends for a football game. A witness shared video of the shooting on Facebook, recorded while he was running for...