Robinson Ready to Lead Beavers

By Dennis J. Freeman  Oregon State men’s basketball coach Craig Robinson doesn’t lack for confidence. In his fourth season as the Beavers’ coach, Robinson, who is the brother-in-law of President Barack Obama, is expecting big […]


Stuntwomen Recieve Recognition

The 4th Annual Celebrity and Stuntwomen’s Awards Luncheon honored past and present black stuntwomen, individuals who have excelled and built productive careers living life on the edge.  The stuntwomen awards banquet recognizes and honors the […]


Beatles’ George Harrison on Display

It’s been a decade since Beatles guitarist George Harrison passed away from cancer. But his memory and his music are very much alive today. Harrison’s influence on the music world and his philanthropic contributions to […]


Running from Dad’s Shadow

Standing in the shadows of an American icon can be a pretty daunting task if your father is Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington. But John David Washington, Denzel’s son, decided he was going to draw […]


Slavery by Another Name

  Author Douglas A. Blackmon took a column he wrote a decade ago about slavery in this country and ran with that theme all the way to winning the prestigious Pulitzer Prize. In 2009, Blackmon […]