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RIP Jim Brown

FanAttick 2023-05-19 19:52:32 

Jim Brown dies

Chrissy 2023-05-19 19:53:44 

In reply to FanAttick
Was just going to post this - he walked the walk.

FanAttick 2023-05-19 19:54:35 

In reply to Chrissy

Indeed…Mohammed Ali, Jim Brown and Lou Alcindor all walked the walk

Cricket_101 2023-05-19 20:01:09 

In reply to FanAttick
That is very sad... He's someone I look up as kid and an adult as well.
RIP Legend.

CricSham 2023-05-19 20:10:23 

In reply to FanAttick
We heard of him in Guyana. Didn’t know anything about football in Guyana but his greatness stood tall. When I came to America I got to know more about him and his political and social views. In so many ways we share the same views. Nuff respect.

googley 2023-05-19 20:31:18 

RIP Jim!

Cricket_101 2023-05-19 20:35:27 

In reply to CricSham

Nuff respect

From a sports perspective, he was the best running back...

CricSham 2023-05-19 20:45:09 

In reply to Cricket_101
He also transcended sports.

velo 2023-05-19 21:26:01 

i don't follow american football but i heard he was really good i mostly know him from the movies and the social work he did

hubert 2023-05-19 21:28:05 

In reply to FanAttick

Just heard...Had so much respect for Jim Brown. A real Iconic treasure of a human being
who gave so much to the cause of civil rights among other fine deeds for his
community after his days as the greatest Running Back ever.

Made his mark as an actor too in quite a few notable films.

RIP James Nathaniel Brown. You will never be forgotten.

Chrissy 2023-05-19 22:16:49 

He defended Ali when others ran. - a great man.

Priapus 2023-05-19 22:34:49 

He walked away from football still very much in his prime to pursue acting. RIP great man.

Brerzerk 2023-05-19 22:44:55 

Wow oh wow! Recently some Real Big Men have 'stepped aside' Man put mout' and money on the line. Walk Good Jim.
Two of my fondest memories of you are your debate down in Georgia so cool n calm while the White Supremacist was frothing at the mouth and on a lighter note when they needed a man for The Dirty Dozen who coulda run.

camos 2023-05-19 23:18:47 

In reply to FanAttick
Thought you were onto 'Dudus' daddy!

Castled 2023-05-19 23:24:50 

In reply to FanAttick

Jim Brown passionate kiss of bombshell Racquel Welch in '100 Rifles' was first black/white exchange of saliva on Hollywood silver screen

lol lol

birdseye 2023-05-20 00:21:22 

In reply to Castled I remember her in an interview some years later saying that it was supposed to be a simulated kiss and then she felt this coarse tongue in her mouth…. big grin big grin RIP Jim,

Castled 2023-05-20 01:05:06 

In reply to birdseye

JB drop his shoulder feinted left then sharply turned on a dime right into her mouth in a running back snap.

lol lol

imusic 2023-05-20 04:05:14 

An icon is gone

RIP legend

Broke barriers everywhere

Nuff people did vex when he lixx Raquel Welch onscreen…..IN THE SIXTIES!!!

Curtis 2023-05-20 11:10:32 

RIP greatest football player and outstanding social activist

Brerzerk 2023-05-20 23:35:26 

In reply to Castled
To allay some of the white anger Raquel in an interview had to explain there was a towel between their bodies

VIX 2023-05-20 23:54:53 

Never heard of him but RIP.

Headley 2023-05-21 00:08:44 

In reply to FanAttick

Indeed…Mohammed Ali, Jim Brown and Lou Alcindor all walked the walk

Not true. lol big grin lol big grin lol big grin lol big grin

No one walked or bopped like Jim Brown. OJ had a walk but it was more subtle that Jim Brown.

I happened to be at the NWM Airport when he arrived in Jamaica around 1970. I did not know the man but as soon as I saw the person walk out of the arrivals area I knew it was Jim Brown.

Jamaicans are cool. No one rushed him. We don't do that in Ja. lol

Elsie 2023-05-21 15:12:06 

In reply to Headley

No one walked or bopped like Jim Brown. OJ had a walk but it was more subtle that Jim Brown.

Fred Williamson was/is the coolest of them all...

cool cool

Castled 2023-05-21 15:30:00 

In reply to Elsie

Billy D Williams?

Denzil ?

Elsie 2023-05-21 15:34:49 

In reply to Castled

The conversation is about the way the Fellas walked, or strutted...

Headley 2023-05-21 15:43:13 

In reply to Elsie

I always thought of Fred Williamson as a footballer and an actor as Jim Brown Lite. I believe OJ and Fred copied the Jim Brown bop. Fred was always suave with a bop and a ready, big smile.

I was told he was a great businessman and commercially savvy.

JahJah 2023-05-21 19:38:07 

In reply to VIX

Yeah, you never heard of Jim facting Brown. Sure. And that's why you took time out of your anti-merca day to offer an RIP.


imusic 2023-05-21 20:00:40 

In reply to Elsie

Fred Williamson was/is the coolest of them all...

Aka “The Hammer?”

Fred used to star in those blackspoitation films of the 70’s

He and Pam Grier were regulars in those flicks like Three the Hard way and That man Bolt

Elsie 2023-05-21 20:15:24 

In reply to Headley


Fred and Jim collaborated a lot in Hollywood, and chasing skirts...

O.J. was on a different plain...

Elsie 2023-05-21 20:20:16 

In reply to imusic

Fred Williamson said that he never understood the term; 'Blaxploitation'...

Everybody got paid and all of the Checks cleared....

Those were the days of very little black power brokers in Hollywood... So much has changed these days...

Brerzerk 2023-05-21 20:39:06 

In reply to Elsie
Notable that regarding walking the walk Jim Brown said when he approached OJ the man had absolutely no interest in the civil rights struggle

VIX 2023-05-21 20:57:56 

In reply to JahJah

I don't really follow America-only sports.
As a comparison? how many Americans grieved when Shane Warne died? Or even Pele and Maradona.

I'm sure Mr Brown was an important figure in his sport, whatever it is he accomplished. But I don't know, and am not really interested.
I never knew who he was, cuz I never followed that sport where men run around with a large leather egg under their armpits. I can't even name another famous "football" player. I wouldn't know any famous baseball plaer either. I'm sure the misfits and wannabe misfits would know though.

Would any random American have an inkling as to who IVA Richards is? Garry Sobers?

Castled 2023-05-22 01:43:49 

In reply to Elsie

The conversation is about the way the Fellas walked, or strutted

Did you see Billy D.Williams dressed and profiling or Ron O'neal from 'Superfly' those pimps defined 'gangsta cool' bounce with canes, strutting and rapping in my teenage years lol

JahJah 2023-05-22 06:28:56 

In reply to VIX

In short, you know nothing about sports or Black issues. Got it. Pele's death was pretty big news in the USA. He was instrumental in getting proper eyeballs on football in the USA. Are you well?

And what kind of 12 year old attitude is that? They don't like my sports so I am going to rebel against theirs...just because. Sobers, Richards, Warne, Maradona....really? We are talking Jim Brown, and not perhaps Lawrence Taylor. There's levels to this. I mean, tell me you are NOT Black without actually saying you aren't Black.

I don't follow American football religiously myself. I don't watch the Super Bowl. I just check the score, but so what? What's the American equivalent of you? Someone saying they don't follow some boring sport where a bunch of men stand around in a field all day watching some guy bending over a big stick?

You're taking this 'I don't care about American things' to a sillier level than before. You could have just ignored the thread instead of acting like an attention whore.

VIX 2023-05-22 11:32:17 

In reply to JahJah

If it makes you feel better, I know little or nothing about ice hockey and its players too.
How's your winter sports games going? Badminton? Tiddlywinks?

Ewart 2023-05-22 18:47:30 

RIP Jim. One to whom "truly great" is easily applied.


CWWeekes 2023-05-23 10:59:40 

RIP Jim Brown. Read one of his books. Really admired the man.

Headley 2023-05-23 23:43:54 

In reply to imusic

He and Pam Grier were regulars in those flicks like Three the Hard way and That man Bolt

Pam Grier once reported that she used to run a mile a day as exercise.

That appealed to me as a simple and effective way to stay active. I began to practice that in between other sports/exercises since my early twenties and it's still going well in my sixties.

BTW Pam was a member of the Sly and Family Stones group but it is not well know.

Castled 2023-05-24 00:59:22 

In reply to Headley

Pam had everyman's attention across race lines sexy lady

Headley 2023-05-24 01:19:40 

In reply to Castled

Could not say it better. big grin

tc1 2023-05-24 01:27:09 

RIP Jim Brown- The greatest RB