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The Black Athlete Abroad

by Anthony Hollingsworth

America has come a long way since the integration of Black athletes into major sports. The first active and openly gay NBA player… Read More

Jackie Robinson

Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day with Diversity Business Summit

by #teamEBONY

Major League Baseball (MLB) has partnered with the New York Yankees to co-host a Diversity Business Summit, scheduled for April 14… Read More

Tamika Catchings

WNBA Star Tamika Catchings on Why Athletes Must Give Back
[INTERVIEW]

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

It’s not often that one gets the opportunity to have a conversation with a former NCAA champion, WNBA Finals MVP and three-time… Read More

Jason Collins and Michael Sam

Jason Collins and Michael Sam:
The Mythbusters

by Wade A. Davis, II

The narratives that we hear about ourselves are powerful because they become mapped onto our identities. The mind believes what it… Read More

Shani Davis

COLD ON ICE:
Shani Davis Seeks Sochi Gold [INTERVIEW]

by Kristin Braswell

When Chicago native Shani Davis put on his first pair of roller skates at two years old, all he wanted to do was go fast. Now, as… Read More

[SPORTS NOTES]<br />
Why Serena Williams Deserved ‘Sportsman of the Year’<br />

[SPORTS NOTES]
Why Serena Williams Deserved ‘Sportsman of the Year’

by Jessica Danielle

Serena Williams is one of, if not  the, greatest female tennis players of all time. In 2013, she further proved herself… Read More

Sports Stars Remember Nelson Mandela

Sports Stars Remember Nelson Mandela

by Brandon Robinson

The late Nelson Mandela is globally regarded as a man who was selfless and who fought for freedom. He was a fighter that championed… Read More

Michael Beasley:<br />
From the Top to the Bottom and Back

Michael Beasley:
From the Top to the Bottom and Back

by Justin Tinsley

The journey of Michael Beasley is one defined largely by self-imposed mistakes and God-given talent. Google “Michael Beasley… Read More

[SPORTS NOTES]<br />
Is the Pressure for Athletes to Return From Serious Injury Too Much?

[SPORTS NOTES]
Is the Pressure for Athletes to Return From Serious Injury Too Much?

by Jessica Danielle

When the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose crumpled to the floor in pain that fateful night in April of 2012, we all feared the worse--another… Read More

[BLACK MAN'S GUIDE TO LIFE]<br />
The Hidden Lesson in Incognito's N*gga Moment

[BLACK MAN'S GUIDE TO LIFE]
The Hidden Lesson in Incognito's N*gga Moment

by Keith Reed

“I’m not a racist. To judge me by that one word is wrong. In no way shape or form is it ever acceptable… Read More

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