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Cops Walked Off The Job At A WNBA Game After ...

In wake of the Philando Castile and Alton Sterling killings at the hands of police last week, there have been “Black Lives Matter” protests all across the country. Tensions between the black community and law ...
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Michelle Alexander Challenges Black Community: Something More is Required of ...

Michelle Alexander – I have struggled to find words to express what I thought and felt as I watched the videos of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile being killed by the police. Last night, I ...
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A Lesson To Learn from Jesse Williams & Harry Belafonte ...

“Never be afraid to receive the hand-off from someone GREAT for that is one of the moments in life you will know you’ve reached the estates of your foundation. Looking back at regret is no longer ...
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The Story Behind the Striking Photo of a Woman in ...

The Story Behind the Striking Photo of a Woman in a Dress Next to Armed Police in Baton Rouge  A photo of a black woman in a flowing dress, standing alone calmly while facing heavily-armed ...
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Jon Jones’s Removal From Card Hits U.F.C. 200 Hard

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was not in a great position to suffer a setback just before its biggest weekend of fighting ever. So the announcement late Wednesday that Jon Jones had potentially failed a drug ...
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UFC SOLD for $4 Billion Big Ones

SAN FRANCISCO — Ultimate Fighting Championship seemed for years to be a curio, a niche sport for those interested in seeing combatants pummel one another in an octagonal cage. But U.F.C. has become a global ...
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Chemotherapy Didn’t Stop This Driven Young Woman from Becoming Youngest ...

The lives of disabled students can be difficult and stressful, because balancing treatment and education is no easy task. In some cases, schools are unaccommodating and peers can be mean-spirited. Nyla Smith, a 20-year-old motivational ...
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Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson livestreams arrest in Baton ...

To cap off a week in which three African-American men were fatally shot by police, two cities affected by such violence faced massive protests and massive arrests and we still have the white guy who ...
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Jesse Williams Told Us Days Before….

 Sometimes you have to pay less attention to the Messenger and more attention to the Message ~SwaggGirl
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Introducing … the best U.S. gymnastics team to head to ...

SAN JOSE, Calif. — They are pound for pound arguably the toughest athletes in sports. Their pain thresholds alone are off the charts. Yet by Sunday’s end of the two-day U.S. Olympic team trials — ...
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Philando Castile Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial ...

When Philando Castile saw the flashing lights in his rearview mirror the night he got shot, it wasn’t unusual. He had been pulled over at least 52 times in recent years in and around the ...