John Carlos and the ’68 Olympics protest: ‘There was no fear’

Black consciousness is nothing new.  So the reaction to the killings of George Floyd and Breonna…

The NBA’s lack of Black head coaches is unavoidable

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver set the stage in 2014 for what the league will and will…

NBA ahead of the curb on racial and gender hires

The NBA is moving in the right direction when it comes to racial and gender hiring,…

New Zealand ice cream shows support for Gianna Floyd and #BLM movement

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Racism is a subject at the forefront of our minds right now: at…

How racism in US health system hinders care and costs lives of African Americans

Mortality rates for COVID-19 are two to three times higher for African Americans than whites. Getty…

The uninvited guest: Brad Pye Jr.’s fight for black press equality

Brad Pye Jr. has had a history of firsts during his illustrious sports journalism career. The…

White extremist groups are growing — and changing

MEMPHIS — Ken Parker was baptized in a predominantly black church in Jacksonville, Florida, his tattoos…

‘I’ve Gotta Be Me’ reminds us just how special Sammy Davis Jr. was

HOLLYWOOD CA-Sammy Davis Jr. was one of a kind. To be sure, there will not be…

One nation divided under Trump

LOS ANGELES-There are people who are more than a little pissed off that Donald Trump beat…

When have Black Lives ever mattered?

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

Keeping the Jackie Robinson torch alive

LOS ANGELES-Baseball and Jackie Robinson go hand-in-hand. One could not do without the other. Where would…

A race double-standard: Demonizing the black athlete

The media has selective memory on news it wants to report. The fact that Peyton Manning…

America and Race: What would King do?

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

Black and blue: Children no longer safe from police abuses

A 12-year-old African-American boy in Cleveland, Ohio is dead because he was toying around with a…

Worst States For Black Americans in The U.S.A

The Civil Rights Movement offered hope that racial inequality would soon end. The movement led to…