Fritz

Frederick Douglass “Fritz” Pollard was born on January 27, 1894 in the predominantly white neighborhood of Rogers Park, Chicago, IL. He went to what is now known as Lane Tech (Albert Grannis Lane Manual Training High School) where he played baseball, football, and he...

All Boxed Up!

We had such a busy weekend with the beautiful weather, softball practice and arguably the most uninteresting Super Bowl ever!! So today I am writing to cover Saturday, Sunday & today. We will learn about three different boxers athletes, Jack Johnson, Joe Louis,...

Watley is Up??

Wow! February is already upon us! Where did January go??? First I would like to say, welcome to our new blog! I am so excited!! If you haven’t GO READ OUR FIRST POST! Anyways…. Growing up, I [Jas] was always one of maybe one or two brown children on most of my...