By Dawn Tree Eagle Guest Writer   The district of Greenwood was once a thriving, booming area for black Tulsan’s.  In the early 1900s, Greenwood was a legally segregated district, which allowed for concentrated economics; economics that funneled in and back out...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Nancy Brown CEO American Heart Association     The problems began before Triana Browne was even born. With each of her mother’s contractions, Triana’s heart stopped. An emergency C-section fixed that, although there was no telling what the lack of oxygen might do in...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Tyree A. Boyd-Pates   I stopped going to church about six months after Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson. My church at the time, a Pentecostal black church in South Los Angeles, had made no mention of police brutality or...
www.bleacherreport.com By MIKE CHIARI   Film director Spike Lee provided information Tuesday on a rally in support of free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick at NFL headquarters in New York City on Aug. 23. Lee tweeted the following details regarding the event: View image on Twitter  Follow Spike Lee  ✔@SpikeLee 7:56 AM - Aug 8,...
www.huffingtonpost.com   By Kevin C. Peterson Writer on Race & Politics   People need declarative markers that denote occasions punctuating their lives. They desire ways to document their personal stories. They want to chronicle critical events that serve to illuminate their existence ― whether...
www.theplayerstribune.com HAROLD VARNER III   PGA TOUR / MEMBER Let’s get something out of the way: I’m black. Damn, glad I got that off my chest. I mean, you would think I didn’t know it by the amount of times I’m asked about...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Sebastian Murdock   “It’s a great step not only for women, but African-American women,” the cadet’s sister said.   Virginia West Point cadet has made history by being the first black woman appointed to serve in the military school’s highest leadership position. Simone...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqpuKyX3WfY   Baseball has long been considered America's favorite pastime with its rich history of legendary characters and melodramatic moments. Characters and moments like Hank Aaron slugging his 715th home run, eclipsing the previous record set by Babe...
www.theplayerstribune.com By Lamar Odom https://youtu.be/e0bPr9TMdMI When I woke up in the hospital room in Nevada, I couldn’t move. I couldn’t talk. I was trapped inside my own body. My throat hurt like hell. I looked down and I had all these tubes...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Ed Mazza He asked. She answered. Nearly a year ago, Donald Trump courted black voters by asking, “What the hell do you have to lose?” Now, more than six months...