Raising consciousness in sport is the athlete’s voice

LOS ANGELES, CA-Social activism among athletes sounds like a trendy hashtag on social media these days.…

The day I first experienced God

I got to know God on an intimate, personal level the day I contemplated suicide as…

The times my mother prayed for me

My mother didn’t need to leap over a building in a single bound to be my…

No, the media will not shut up

LOS ANGELES-What’s going on in Washington, D.C. is a joke these days. The only problem with…

Pageants are more than a beauty contest

IRVINE, CA-I don’t know what it’s like to be a size 3 and worry about my…

When have Black Lives ever mattered?

Black lives do matter. White on black crime used to be the norm, the way things…

Warriors talked too much too soon

The Golden State Warriors drunk too much of their own Kool-Aid. The Warriors became too intoxicated…

Purple cloud reigns over Prince

In 2011, my wife and I made the decision to take our kids to see Prince…

Peyton Manning’s shade on black men

Blame it on the black man. That’s always an easy way out of things if you’re white,…

America and Race: What would King do?

If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today would his words be enough to save…

How ‘Diversity-Talk’ Lets White Racism off The Hook

Our country is convulsing over the issues of diversity and race. Police departments from Baltimore to…

The dark side of college athletics

The Bible tells us that what is done in the dark will eventually come to light.…

Gun Violence Has Become a Universal Language

Gun tragedies are nothing new. They are sequences of events that are full of heartbreak and…

Living black in two Americas

One country. Two different Americas. One nation. Two flags. All this equals to a racially-divided United…