Before I get to a series of facts and questions, let me tell you a story about when I was a bad kid, the kind of kid who has run-ins with the police: ...
At first glance PhaShunta is your average 23 year old college student enjoying the hustle and bustle of life, but she is far from being average.
Jimmy Carter's words left a stamp on Robby Wells and inspired him to one day run for president. Who would have known that the unborn child that his birth mother carried would one day run for President of the United States?
Are you the sort of person who can't resist slowing down at an accident because you feel compelled to look? I confess I'm ambivalent about accident s...
At first glance, I thought The Shade Room was another online rumor mill. After interviewing its found and editor-in-chief Angie [who insisted her ...
Not too long ago, Mr. Brown, you were in a similar place as Ms. Ayeb when the media aimed to make you feel ashamed and small, so I'm sure you can understand when I say to you that your remarks on TMZ were damaging, ignorant and unnecessarily part of this unhealthy cycle of mocking the mentally ill.
Actor Ben Affleck, recently the subject of the PBS series Searching For Your Roots, a direct copy, by the way of the BBC series Who Do You Think You Are, found out that his ancestors were once slave-holders.
ESPN has the responsibility to report on the issues surrounding our favorite sports, and sometimes, unfortunately, those happen to be moral and legal issues. However, it is not ESPN's responsibility to uncover facts and break stories.
Does anybody in Alaska own a video camera? How about a video-equipped cell phone? Anyone? Anyone? I ask only because it's been almost two weeks and I have yet to see visual evidence of the alleged Palin family party brawl that occurred earlier this month.
Honestly, what the hell is going on in the NFL? As Andrew Hill discusses today in the Financial Times, Ray Rice is merely the latest scandal in an organization plagued with racism, bullying, homophobia and misogyny.
Rev. Al Sharpton and I at a press conference in Detroit, Michigan (photo credit: Joe Jones) Gilbert Arenas, the relatively unknown basketball player ...
I realize that in relation to the digital colosseum the sad print tabloid industry is merely a fungus on the underside of a rotting stump. But that doesn't excuse its existence.
Sterling's comments are not unlike Cliven Bundy's recent musings. Bundy, the Nevada rancher who owes more than a million dollars in federal grazing fees wondered aloud if blacks might have been better off as slaves "picking cotton and having a family life and doing things."
It is good the NBA responded swiftly in this particular instance. But more work needs to be done to address the racism which permeates much of our society today.
You could argue that the woman on the recording didn't really set up the man on the recording; instead, she let events play out in a way that seemed quite characteristic for the Clippers owner.
As someone who has accepted your funding in good faith, I want you to know that I find your remarks to be utterly repugnant and I denounce them. I'm doing so publicly because you have been publishing my photo under yours for several years, and I'd like you to stop.