www.thehill.com BY LIZ REICH, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR Despite insistence that it’s not a “moment but a movement,” national attention to the Black Lives Matter organization has faded. Nonetheless, as a scholar of black representation and political movements, it’s clear to me that if...
www.thegrio.com   Empire is coming back this week and has already been renewed for a fourth season, but even Taraji P. Henson knows that a good thing can only go on for so long. “I could not do this forever. No. Cookie wears...
By Dr. Sinclair N. Grey III Can we be honest for a moment and say that it’s rare to hear anything positive on the news, especially when it comes to children? For some reason, the media seems obsessed with reporting...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   The NCAA Second round of plays gets underway just a few hours from now at the BOK Center in Tulsa tickets can still be purchased at www.stubhub.com first game starts at 4:15 central and your...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   The 2017 version of the Men’s NCAA Championship tournament comes to Tulsa’s Bank of Oklahoma’s Event Center March 17th and 19th, with it is the tournaments #1 Midwest seed the Kansas Jayhawks, the Southern Methodist University...
www.usatoday.com USA TODAY NETWORKKARE-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Joe's Crab Shack is under fire for using a photo of a black man's execution as table decor. According to the Minneapolis NAACP, Tyrone Williams and Chauntyll Allen were preparing to dine at Joe's Crab Shack in...
www.sbnation.com by Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed Biggie was a culture. He was Brooklyn. And the Nets’ ceremony commemorating him on the anniversary of his death showed why. BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Take a ride through the streets of New York’s greatest borough and you’ll...
  www.washingtonpost.com By Jessica Contrera Photos by Bonnie Jo Mount   northfork, w.va. —Another morning, another list of patients and problems in the hands of 35-year-old Keisha Saunders. Diabetes, depression, heart disease. Robert needs lower blood pressure. Buffy needs prescriptions filled. Mary needs to...
www.rollonigstone.com "We miss her and hurt for her presence, her radiance, and the sincerity with which she loved & embraced life," family says of "We Are Family" singer By  Daniel Kreps Joni Sledge, who along with her three sisters founded the R&B...
www.thehuffingtonpost.com By Taryn Finley Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.) took a glorious stroll down memory lane on Twitter this International Women’s Day. The congresswoman posted a powerful throwback photo at the 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston. In the photo, Waters stands next...