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BrooklynFans Of Books: Looking At America Through “Revolutionary Threads”

Revolutionary Threads: Rastafari, Social Justice, and Cooperative Economics

By Bobby Sullivan

Akashic Books, Brooklyn, NY; trade paperback, 228 pages; $15.95

Bobby Sullivan grew up in the Washington, DC, punk scene, fueled by Rasta rockers Bad Brains and the foundational Minor Threat. His most notable band continues to be Soulside (of which he is the singer), which had multiple releases on Dischord Records.

As he made his journey, Sullivan became an activist, working with Food Not Bombs, the Anarchist Black Cross political prisoner support network, and a Rasta prison ministry. He currently manages a retail grocery co-op and sits on the board of the National Co+op Grocers. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his family.

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Seton Hall Holds On In Fierce Battle With Butler

(Shavar Reynolds dropping a pass to Darnell Brodie – Photo by Jason Schott)

Seton Hall led throughout their game against Butler on Wednesday night at Prudential Center, and they held off a late surge from the Bulldogs to win 76-75.

Seton Hall, who improved to 12-4 overall and 3-1 in Big East Conference play, was led by Myles Powell’s 31 points on 8-15 from the field, including two three-pointers, with 3 rebounds and an assist.

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Ponds Named National Player Of The Week

St. John’s point guard Shamorie Ponds was awarded with National Player of the Week honors from the Citizen Naismith Trophy and United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

This comes one day after he was named the Big East Player of the Week for the second time this season on Monday for his performances in wins over Georgetown and Marquette.

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St. John’s Earns Spot In AP Top 25; Ponds Big East Player Of The Week

(Shamorie Ponds against Georgetown on Saturday – @StJohnsBball)

Monday was a huge day for the St. John’s Red Storm, as they earned a spot in the  Associated Press Poll, ranked no. 24 in the nation after garnering a total of 221 points, and point guard Shamorie Ponds was named the Big East Player of the Week for the second time this season.

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Ponds Powers St. John’s Past Georgetown

(Shamorie Ponds drives the lane – @StJohnsBball)

St. John’s star point guard Shamorie Ponds put together one of his signature performances on Saturday afternoon against Georgetown, as they prevailed in overtime, 97-94.

Ponds had 37 points on 11-21 from the field, with six three-pointers, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds, the latest big outing from the Big East Preseason Player of the Year.

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Mullin On Start Of Big East Play: “We’re excited to get started on Saturday”

(Chris Mullin – Photo by Jason Schott)

St. John’s is off to a 12-0 start this season, and they face their biggest test on Saturday night when they open Big East Conference play at Seton Hall.

“Our team is ready to go,” St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin said on Thursday. “We’re excited to get started on Saturday.”

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Red Bulls Re-Sign Tim Parker

(Tim Parker – Provided by Red Bulls)

The Red Bulls have signed defender Tim Parker to a multi-year MLS contract using Targeted Allocation Money, the club announced today. Parker, a Long Island native, was an integral part of the Red Bulls’ historic 2018 season.

The center back solidified a backline that allowed 33 goals in 34 regular season games en route to the 2018 Supporters’ Shield with league-record points (71) and wins (22).

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