Christina Similien

Hey, my name's Christina and I'm in my last year at the University of Southern California. I was born in Haiti and spent most of my childhood in Boston, so they're both home. I love talking sports, culture and race and convincing non-believers that they all go hand in hand.

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Dwyane Wade, Gabriel Union, EBONY

Dwyane Wade and Supporting Men on Paternity Leave

Happy brthday to retired NBA superstar Wade, who turns 38 today. We’re celebrating by reposting this exclusive November 2018 article.

DeMar Derozan, Instagram, EBONY

NBA Stardom Isn’t a Cure for Mental Health Issues

In recognition of World Mental Health Day on October 10, we are reposting this exclusive October 2018 article.

Coach Brian Flores Is Unsung Hero of Patriots Super Bowl Win

Coach Brian Flores Is Unsung Hero of Patriots Super Bowl Win

The Black coach was integral in the New England team’s championship.

The UFC Needs to Better Address Domestic Violence

The UFC Needs to Better Address Domestic Violence

On Dec. 5, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that former NFL defensive end and convicted domestic…

The NFL Is Long Overdue for a Female Head Coach

The NFL Is Long Overdue for a Female Head Coach

Last month, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Celevand Browns general manager John Dorsey was open…

Kareem Hunt and the NFL's Domestic Violence Issue

Kareem Hunt and the NFL’s Domestic Violence Issue

Let’s just get into it: Sports culture is replete with narratives about high-profile athletes beating…

Dwight Howard, EBONY

Homophobia & Transphobia Surround Dwight Howard Accusations

On Saturday, Nov. 24, Masin Elijè, a gay author and social media personality, alleged that…

LeBron James, EBONY

LeBron James Shows That ‘He’s More Than an Athlete’ in New Series

On November 20th, ESPN+ and UNINTERRUPTED aired the first installment of a new eight-episode original…

California, Fires, EBONY

California Fires Displace 224K People, Over 600 Still Unaccounted

When I think about California, I picture palm trees and a roaring ocean glistening under…

Ayanna Pressley, Massachusetts

Meet the Diverse Group of History-Making Women Entering Congress

The midterm elections this year were nothing short of historic. Across the country, women filled…