Rhythm on the River built community across chess boards, raised funds for Chess and Community – Red and Black

Despite the doubtful forecast, community members gathered at Big Dogs on the River to share music, dance and spoken word around food and fellowship. Chess and Community hosted the fourth annual Rhythm on the River as a fundraiser for their organization, which uses chess as a tool to educate and empower Athens’ younger generations. “A […]

All-girls chess camp helping young contenders – WTAE Pittsburgh

All-girls chess camp helping young contenders – WTAE Pittsburgh

WTAE Pittsburgh All-girls chess camp helping young contendersWTAE PittsburghA program is helping girls with skills on and off the chessboard. Advertisement. Georgia woman arrested after cop appears to use coin-flip app. Loading more articles… Advertisement. Georgia woman arrested after cop appears to use coin-flip app. Share. and more »

Kentucky governor under fire after saying black kids playing chess … – The Hill (blog)

Kentucky governor under fire after saying black kids playing chess … – The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog) Kentucky governor under fire after saying black kids playing chess …The Hill (blog)Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) is facing scrutiny after he appeared in a promotional video in which he seemed surprised that black schoolchildren play chess.Rook-ie Move: Kentucky governor offends high school children and …New York Daily NewsKentucky Governor Matt Bevin […]

Kentucky Governor: Black Kids Playing Chess 'Not Something You … – The Root

Kentucky Governor: Black Kids Playing Chess 'Not Something You … – The Root

Screenshot: WHAS Apparently, astounded that all black children don’t spend their time shooting hoops or exploring new avenues of committing black-on-black crime, the governor of Kentucky regurgitated a small amount of previously digested racism when he declared how surprised he was that black kids could play chess. On Tuesday, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin visited Nativity […]