We might be standing in this photo but we SURE AS HELL AREN’T STANDING FOR THIS. For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. The Texas-based team is predominantly white, with only two Black players, but they have had run-ins with their GM before over her racist "All Lives Matter" BS. These cookies do not store any personal information. The team’s scheduled games in Florida were postponed while players try to reorganize without the Houston-based Scrap Yard Dawgs organization, the Houston Chronicle reported. Her daughter, Meagan May Whitley, was an All-American softball player at Texas A&M and played on the 2011 USA National Team. Could you donate $20 for 2020? Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. ', Assassination Of Iranian Scientist Likely An Effort To Kill Biden’s Chance For Peace, Sarah Cooper Is Jenna Ellis' Legal Mentor, Practicing Law At A 7-11, Apparently, Deputy Prosecutor Fired For Speaking Out Against Jail Time For People Who Fall Behind On Rent, Fox Host Throws Cold Water On Team Trump's Chances With SCOTUS, MSNBC Panel On The Fallout Of The Assassination Of Iran's Top Nuclear Scientist, Fox's Bila Throws Cold Water On Trump Lawyer's Hope For PA Bogus Voter 'Fraud' Case, Tired Of Sign-Stealing, Austrian Village Finally Changes Its Name, Trump Losing Streak Extended With Appeals Court Smackdown In PA Case, Trump Finally Admits He'll Leave The White House In January. Members of the Scrap Yard Dawgs team, which includes 11 athletes chosen for the 2021 U.S. Olympics squad, saw the message after their game in Melbourne. “I never really thought that she didn’t care about my life or Kiki’s life until that post,” said Kelsey Stewart, one of two black players on the team, along with Kiki Stokes. This is a great example of how to show allyship and unity. He was fired for it. The Texas-based team is predominantly white, with only two Black players, but they have had run-ins with their GM before over her racist "All Lives Matter" BS. By clicking "Accept”, you consent to the use of the cookies. The process is quick and simple. Jun 23, 2020 Members of the Scrap Yard Dawgs professional softball team have said they will never play for the team again after general manager Connie May's insensitive tweet Monday night. I DO NOT support the comments made during our game by @scrapyardfp & I will not represent them. “By bringing the best professional players to these events, young players will be able to experience the shear elegance and awesome power of the game in a way that they may have never seen before,” said Scrap Yard Dawgs GM Connie May. **Does not apply to Comments, YouTube or any other embedded service ads. We welcome relevant, respectful comments. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy. May came to talk with the team, and again repeated that “all lives matter,” players said, a phrase that has been criticized as a way to invalidate the specific concerns of black people. Attorney Josh Drake spoke up about the cruelty of prosecuting renters. Members of a pro softball team quit this week in Florida after the general manager tweeted a photo to President Donald Trump bragging that the team was standing for the national anthem. Team members said they would no longer represent Scrap Yard on Monday night after the team’s general manager posted a photo of them on Twitter, standing during the National Anthem, that Osterman said “hijacked” them into the ongoing debate over National Anthem protests by athletes in support of racial equality and social justice. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021. “I am so hurt but Hate and Ignorance will never win,” she tweeted. The tweet on Monday, though, struck a raw nerve. For the wrong reasons, but it's a start.