Kahron Spearman

Kahron Spearman is the community manager for the Daily Dot and Nautilus magazine. He’s also a journalist, copywriter, and host of “Discovery with Kahron Spearman” on KAZI 88.7.

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It’s time to abolish the NBA draft

A major part of the problem surrounding the NBA Draft is the language used to talk about its players.

On May 11, 2022 by Kahron Spearman

Zion Williamson

How NBA meme culture foretells an increasingly problematic present and future

The troubling tale of Zion Williamson.

On Feb 25, 2022 by Kahron Spearman

Bobsled team with USA on helmet

How Elana Meyers Taylor became U.S. bobsledding’s barrier-breaking quarterback

'It's hugely important for people to see people who look like them.'

On Feb 10, 2022 by Kahron Spearman

The Prancing J-Settes

‘Thrill of a billion eyes’: The Prancing J-Settes of Jackson State gracefully continue a rich legacy of sisterhood

As the team turns 50, a look at what it means to be a J-Sette in 2021.

On Dec 31, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

three photos of an automatic serving robot making its way across a restaurant floor

‘These companies will really do anything but give people raises’: Viral TikTok of Chili’s robot server sparks debate

'Support the service industry. Tip over the robot.'

On Dec 21, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

A Whataburger employee.

‘They be so quick to discipline’: Whataburger worker says he was docked $250 from his paycheck after missing 1 day of work

He says he only made $8 for working an extra day.

On Dec 20, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

woman with surprised look on her face in grocery store with caption 'When I realized I had over 2K on my food stamp card' (L) woman happily holding chicken breast packages (R)

‘When I realized I had over 2K on my food stamp card’: Viral TikTok shows food stamp shopping spree at supermarket, sparking debate

'They soon to be tussling in the comments.'

On Dec 20, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

Trucks stopped along an interstate.

‘I absolutely refuse to go to Colorado, I don’t care what they want to pay me’: Viral TikTok shows truckers allegedly boycott on behalf of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos

'Truckers, if it happened to Rogel, it can happen to you. stay united.'

On Dec 17, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

young woman in room with caption 'Y'all they were going to name my job team chat 'Porch Monkeys' I had to tell them no cause it's a racial slur...'

‘The person who suggested it definitely knew it was a racial slur’: Black TikToker has to tell co-workers that ‘porch monkeys’ is a racist slur after someone suggests it for team name

Several of Jess' co-workers sound surprised after she lets them know it's racist.

On Dec 17, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

three photos of a bottle of gatorade being grabbed and flushed down a sink

‘No wonder it tastes warm even though it’s been in the fridge for 3 days’: Worker allegedly reveals how Gatorade is made in viral TikTok

'I needed this knowledge.'

On Dec 15, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

woman crying (l) woman gasping (m) woman looking smug ®

TikToker says Target let her steal $3,000 worth of stuff over several years ‘so they can actually send her to jail’

'So...my limit's $2,999?'

On Dec 14, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

A sign outside a fast food restaurant.

‘Every place near me has been doing that lately’: Viral TikTok shows Wendy’s sign offering to hire workers same-day, pay them next day

'If companies paid well, gave good benefits, and treated people well, there wouldn't be a shortage.'

On Dec 13, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

A man on the side of the road.

‘Jobs aren’t paying enough’: TikToker catches co-worker ‘panhandling,’ sparking debate

'Everyone wanna laugh, but he probably ain't making it on the living wages we get.'

On Dec 13, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

Pizza hut workers with caption 'Pizza Hut worker calls the police on me because I won't pay him another $34 and wouldn't give me my food. The other worker ended up giving me my food'

Pizza Hut worker calls cops on Black customer after refusing to believe she already paid online, viral TikTok allegedly shows

'They wield the police around like a weapon.'

On Dec 10, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

three photos of two dominos employees dancing

‘Rehire these men’: TikToker says he got fired from Domino’s after viral ‘dabke’ dance video. Now even Taco Bell is defending him

'I'm not even Arab, but I wanna join in.'

On Dec 8, 2021 by Kahron Spearman