Thursday, February 05, 2004

"This Moment in Nigga History"
by Reggie Dinkins, Jr.

Today our nigga sports spotlight takes us to an urban hotbed for boxing, Mayfair. The welterweight champeen Lavette Blackman, also known as "LB" because he was the best lb for lb boxer on that side of the city.

Lavette gained neighborhood fame as a 10yr old slap-box phenom in the alleys surrounding Nannie Hellen Burroughs. He once knocked out a 35 yr old Metro Kiosk attendant at Minnesota Ave, as a 6th grader. he took the jacket of then 35 yr old Kiosk Attendant Samuel Williams, and passes thru the gates without farecards. LB also attained neighborhood fame in the boys locker room of Fletcher-Johnson defeating opponents nearly twice his size. He was the Jr. "Go-to-the-Body Champ" by the age of 14.

Lavette attained neighborhood greatness on the corner of Minnesota and Benning in front of the mural. Challenged by an off-duty fed as he was going to the carry-out across the street, Lavette gave Occifer Blache a right hook to the body that really caused for some cleanup of the streets. This punch gave LB a more potent name "Loose Bowels" Lavette "Loose Bowels" Blackman hit Occifer Blache so hard, he browned his drawls and himself right there in front of the mural. 5 o'clock in the ebenin where you gonna be, hopefully not laying in the doo-droppings? This saturday remember to cheer on LB behind the Armory as he takes on Mario Manning from 21st.


Quote of the Day:

"Love is pulling down a side street to let me piss,
knowing that my trigger of human vitality would rather
not wet your car but the brick wall of some alley."

-Darnell "Cadillac" Perry-