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Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

When we see greatness, we should just pay homage and respect the person talents and accomplishments. At the age of 26 years old, Alkaline has quickly emerged as the man who is the main face of dancehall at the current moment. He got his big break at the age of 18 years old and he hasn’t looked back...

Our Struggle Makes Us Better

Our Struggle Makes Us Better

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

My mother is one of the strongest people I know. She has endured a lot of struggles throughout the years but she never gives up. At the age of 21, my mother’s life changed when she had me. Getting pregnant at such a young age was not easy for her because she did not know how to tell her parents....

The Shot That Saved The Heat

The Shot That Saved The Heat

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

April 25, 2020

The ability to perform at your best when your best is needed is the true definition of "clutch." In 2013, Ray Allen hit the most clutch shot in NBA Finals history. Down five with 28 seconds left in the game, the Miami Heat faced a daunting task. Being up 3-2, the San Antonio Spurs were seconds away fr...

A Career Full of Dominance

A Career Full of Dominance

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

April 18, 2020

Serena Williams and her sister Venus Williams have been carrying USA tennis on their backs for the last 20 plus years. The Williams sisters are iconic figures in the world of sports because they helped paved the way for so many African-American women athletes. Both sisters endured criticism and were ...

The Never-Ending Debate: Messi vs Ronaldo

The Never-Ending Debate: Messi vs Ronaldo

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

April 11, 2020

Lionel Messi is a magician with the football who uses skill and precision to decimate his opponents. He uses the football field as his canvas to paint a beautiful picture that leaves the fans and even his opponents in awe. To put it into simpler terms; Messi is an absolute genius football player. C...

The Time is Now for Baker Mayfield

The Time is Now for Baker Mayfield

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

April 4, 2020

“See an blind, Hear an def,” is a quote we say in Jamaica and this means that you shouldn’t get involved in things that don’t concern you. Baker Mayfield should take advice from this quote because it always seems like he is running his mouth about things that don’t concern him. If he doesn’t ha...

The Game That Saved Lebron’s Legacy

The Game That Saved Lebron’s Legacy

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

March 28, 2020

“Not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven, and when I say that I really believe it.” This bold proclamation by Lebron James about how many championships he expected to win with the Miami Heat, placed an immense amount of pressure on his shoulders. Coupled with the manner in w...

Team Jamaica Outlook for the Olympics

Shelly-ann Fraser Pryce At The World Championships

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

March 21, 2020

Once every four years, the Olympics comes around. This time, Team Jamaica will be without the greatest Olympic track and field athlete of all time in Usain Bolt. After winning three gold medals at the Rio Olympics, Usain retired. He officially hung up his track shoes at the 2017 World Championships. Bol...

The New York Knicks Are a Mess

The New York Knicks Are a Mess

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

March 13, 2020

Once again, the New York Knicks are in the news for the wrong reasons. Knicks superfan, Spike Lee, was recently harassed by Madison Square Garden security guards because of the entrance he chose to use while he was entering the building. Lee appeared on ESPN's "First Take" and told his side of the story...

The Klaw Is Coming for the Throne

The Klaw Is Coming for the Throne

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

February 18, 2020

Kawhi Leonard is a cyborg from the future and he's out to prove to everyone that he is the best basketball player in the NBA. Leonard is coming for the throne that Lebron James has sat on for the last decade. On the court, he is a ruthless player that doesn’t show any emotion when he is destroying...

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