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As an Actor, Bringing the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. to Life

LeVar Burton | Posted 03.22.2014 | Black Voices
LeVar Burton

I was the only African-American boy in the 5th Grade. There was no other choice, it had to be me!

Muhammad Ali: Trials of a Hero

Marlon Regis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

As you thought there couldn't be any more footage of live clips, scenes, photo exhibits, other artistic reinterpretations or the highly bestowed awards of honor related to Muhammad Ali, here comes a powerful new documentary titled, The Trials of Muhammad Ali.

Race Conversations in Florida and Los Angeles

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Natalie Pace

Friday, July 12, 2013, is one of those immortal days where you will remember exactly where you were and what you felt when six jurors (all non-black f...

Fighting Violence with Boxing in Chicago

Gordon Marino | Posted 03.24.2013 | Chicago
Gordon Marino

In his landmark sociological study ("Body and Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer") of the role of boxing gyms in the mean streets of the Windy City, Professor Loic Wacquant argued that for many, the gym is an island of peace and stability.

'Teen Mom 2': A Family Is Split for Good

Sydney Levin | Posted 01.26.2013 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenelle explains that she still chooses jail over probation, so her lawyer pulls out his phone to consult his calendar. "It'll be a total of 16 days in jail," he clarifies, since he's not sure if Jenelle can count to double digits.

'Teen Mom 2': Someone's Going to Jail

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

Jenner is facing 45 days in jail. The probation officer would like to give her a second chance, but she's not ready for it, since that would mean nine more months without weed. Just to be clear: She's picking jail over giving up marijuana.

'Teen Mom 2' Premiere: Trouble's On The Horizon

Sydney Levin | Posted 11.13.2012 | TV
Sydney Levin

In the time it's taken "Teen Mom 2" to return, you could have had your very own baby! It's been nine excruciating months, but the gals are finally back and ready to make us feel superior.

Laylah Ali: "It's Not An Escapist Fantasy."

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

Laylah Ali creates images which are as simple as comic books and as complex and hieroglyphics. Their flat, cartoonish aesthetic sharply contrasts the...

Ali's MRI Reveals Good & Bad News On 'Teen Mom 2'

Posted 12.28.2011 | TV

Last week's "Teen Mom 2" (Tues., 10PM EST on MTV) left off with a medical cliffhanger as Leah Messer's baby daughter Ali was sent to the doctor for an...

Hoop Dreams Filmmaker "Crosses Over" to ESPN, Discusses Oscar Snubsjoa

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jon Chattman

I recently spoke with Hoop Dreams director Steve James about his new film, his involvement in the ESPN series "30 by 30," and why his films tend to focus on the sports world.

Why Ali Should Pick the Good Man

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Matlack

So it comes down to Chris, the down-to-earth Cape Cod landscaper, or Roberto, the oh-so-hot former professional baseball player turned door-to-door salesmen.

The Bachelorette Episode 1 Recap: The Talent-Less Show

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

The season premiere began with the requisite montage of Ali livin' her life, lookin' for love. She walked along beaches, kicked around a soccer ball a...

Advice for the New Bachelorette!

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Advice for the New Bachelorette By Jodi Lipper & Cerina Vincent Dear Ali, As you prepare to find true and everlasting love on national television, ...

The 50's Are Back on The Bachelor

Desiree Moodie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Desiree Moodie

So why does Ali have to give up a part of herself for a man who may not even choose her in the end? For love? That special reality TV brand of love?

Glaxo, Alli Diet Drug Maker, Funding Eating Documentary

nytimes.com | BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glaxo, the pharmaceutical giant behind Alli, an over-the-counter weight-loss product, has decided that a good way to educate Americans about obesity -...

The Architect's Dilemma: The Architecture of Excess vs. an Architecture of Relevance

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Cameron Sinclair

There has been a split forming in the profession for quite sometime. While some pushed the boundaries of how to build, a new younger group of professionals began to question why we build and who to build for.