www.thegrio.com This President’s Day, Morehouse College has declared the day to be Barack Obama Day. “This year, we are seizing the traditional President’s Day holiday as an opportunity to take a nuanced look at the good, the bad and the complicated...
  By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   The Player Networking Event (PNE) 2017 provided insight and educational directives to both current and former retired National Football League (NFL) Athletes. This year’s PNE had over 150 registered participants and 30 vendors presenting...
www.huffingtonpost.com By: Brennan Williams Pop Culture Editor, The Huffington Post An authorized Notorious B.I.G. documentary is finally in the works. Announced on Monday during the Berlin International Film Festival, “Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance” will be directed by Emmett Malloy and Brendan Malloy, and...
www.espn.com New York Knicks lifted their ban on former player Charles Oakley on Tuesday, sources told ESPN, but Oakley says he just wants an apology. "It's not about being at the Garden," Oakley told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. "It's about the fans....
www.latimes.com By: Michael A. Memoli Contact Reporter Michael Flynn resigned late Monday as President Trump’s national security advisor, following mounting scrutiny over his conflicting accounts of contacts with a Russian diplomat and his admission that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about the matter. Flynn’s...
www.yahoo.com By: Kelly Dwyer Charles Oakley never should have been asked a question about alcoholism, he never should have been forced into defining his relationship with libations on record, and the New York Knicks should be ashamed of themselves. Even if Oakley...
www.flowrestling.org By: Ryan Holmes Growing up as a black wrestler, I always looked up to Kerry McCoy. Though he definitely does not remember it, I met McCoy, who is now Maryland's head coach, for the first time when he was an assistant at Lehigh....
www.history.com   Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to United States history. Did you know that Madam CJ Walker was America’s first self-made woman to become a millionaire or that George Washington Carver was able to derive nearly...
www.bleacherreport.com By: Alec Nathan Featured Columnist Chino Hills standout LaMelo Ball—the younger brother of UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball—dropped 92 points in a 146-123 win over Los Osos High School on Tuesday night, per Big Baller Brand. The UCLA commit acknowledged his achievement with a postgame...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   Before Jeremey Lake, Terrence Crutcher, Eric Harris, Rodney King, Trayvon Martin, and Arthur McDuffie, there was Emmett Louis Till. Till was only 14 years old when he was murdered in Money, Miss., (about 100 miles northwest of...