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Monday, December 22, 2014

Janay Rice Should Be Celebrated for Staying with NFL Ray Rice.

December 9, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Feminists claim that women should take more control of their lives, arguing that women are capable of making decisions about their lives and what is in their best interest without guidance from a man. But White feminists and “strong Black women” are curiously absent when it comes to defending Janay Rice’s very personal... [Read more...]

Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose Wears T-Shirt That Says I Can’t Breathe Before His Latest Game.

December 7, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose made one heck of a public statement by showing up to a game wearing a t-shirt with the words, “I can’t breathe” on it before a Saturday game against the Golden State Warriors.   The shirt was a tribute to the late Eric Garner, who died at the hands of the New York Police Department. Of... [Read more...]

TNT Charles Barkley Seems To Feel That Derrick Rose Is An Ungrateful Negro.

November 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet ( It looks like Charles Barkley has done it again.  The black man paid to say anything his bosses tell him to has gone on the attack against NBA superstar, Derrick Rose.  Rose, who plays for the Chicago Bulls, has had to deal with numerous injuries.  He has also been one of the most dedicated, hardest working players in the... [Read more...]

Black Enterprise Portrays Michael Jordan As A Black Leader Next To Malcolm X And MLK, Jr.

November 8, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Black Enterprise Magazine is one of the most respected black publications in the country.   I’ve followed them for years, and will continue to do so in the future. But a lot of people on social media were taken aback when an image of a “Black Mount Rushmore” was presented to readers that put Michael Jordan and Barack Obama... [Read more...]

Ten Easy Ways For A Black Man To Go Broke.

November 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I’m not here to preach unless someone is interested in making this into a sermon.  I’m just here to admit that I am three things:   1) A black man, 2) an educator and 3) a Finance Professor, in that order.  I’ve watched a lot of brothers with serious potential throw it all away because they’ve gotten bad advice.  So,... [Read more...]

Charles Barkely is Right… Our Team Sucks Because…

November 3, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Last week I wrote about The New Fab Five as a solution to bring revenue and prestige back to HBCUs’. In it I wrote how the lack of top athletes attending and giving back to these schools have crippled these schools from becoming the equivalent of their white counterparts. While writing I began to realize that this was... [Read more...]

Charles Barkley: keepin’ it real.

October 30, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Let me start out by saying this: there are millions of highly educated (both formally and informally) black men who have been wearing their pants squarely at the hip for a long, long time. These men have loved and nurtured their families, supported their communities with both their presence and finances, opened and run successful... [Read more...]

Sports Politics; The New Fab Five.

October 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Most of you who know me personally know that I love sports. Especially Basketball, Boxing and Football college or professional, day or night that’s my thing. I love sports because of its purity, meaning that if you are better you will win. Which is why mostly all of us hate refs. But this is about something else. This is... [Read more...]

NBA Charles Barkley Says Black People Not Whites Are Solely Responsible For Their Failures.

October 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet ( C harles Barkley is known for speaking his mind.  But there are some times when his words make him look a little silly, partly because he doesn’t always think about what he says before he opens his mouth.   Barkley’s recent appearance on Afternoons with Anthony Gargano and Rob Ellis raised some eyebrows because it almost... [Read more...]

Michigan QB keeps getting called a nigger and The University is silent.

October 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Johari Shuck is an expert on black athletes at the collegiate level. She is also a graduate of The University of Michigan, one of the most storied athletic programs in the country. The school has a strong track record of athletic and academic achievement, but when it comes to the treatment of its athletes, the school’s record... [Read more...]

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