www.si.com By S.L. Price     Late one late March afternoon NBA player agent Rich Paul, 38, whose professional manner swings between stone-faced cool and startling focus, is chewing through his third tangerine and detailing how he’s been singled out as the reason that...
www.latimes.com By JOE MOZINGO     In a sandy draw of the Santa Rita Hills, a cannabis company is planning to erect hoop greenhouses over 147 acres — the size of 130 football fields — to create the largest legal marijuana grow on earth. Across...
www.theundefeated.com STORY AND PHOTOS BY GABRIELA HASBUN     I started getting interested in cowboys after my neighbor in Oakland invited me to join her at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo in 2007 — my first ever. I was raised in cities (San...
www.vibe.com By Alexis Reese     With Black Music Month officially underway, Pandora will be honoring four groundbreaking artists over the next few weeks. The late Nipsey Hussle, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, and Monica each had monumental impact at the Billions Spin Club. For the entire month of June, listeners can...
www.newsone.com Written By Brittany Lewis   Today, Prince would have been 61 years old and, right on time, a new alum is being released called “Originals.” The 15-track album are songs written by the artists but were first released by others like Sheila E., Apollonia...
www.espn.com   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UAjR4sn9Cg   ESPN News Services The NBA will not permit Golden State Warriors investor Mark Stevens to attend any games after the team executive shoved Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowryduring Game 3 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena, the league announced Thursday. "A team representative must be held to...
www.nypost.com By Bruce Golding Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Five case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the chairman...
www.christianpost.com By Leonardo Blair     Pointing to the miseducation of whites on black America as one reason behind enduring discrimination, Matt Chandler, pastor of The Village Church in Highland Village, Texas, called on white pastors to help fight against it from their pulpits. Making...
www.independentsector.org By Ericka Hines and Monisha Kapila   Early in 2016, Independent Sector began working with experts to identify a selective list of best existing resources to help the charitable community address challenges in three critical areas: Diversity, equity, and inclusion; nonprofit...
www.essence.com BY JOI-MARIE MCKENZIE   "WHAT'S BETTER THAN ONE BILLIONAIRE? TWO," THE BROOKLYN NATIVE RAPPED IN HIS 2017 SONG, "FAMILY FEUD."    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0KgPG1o1cw   Hov already warned us back in 2008 when he rapped, “When I wear Billionaire Boys Club, it’s more than gear.” Indeed, Jay-Z is hip hop’s first-ever...