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Makur Maker could change the course of college sports. On Friday, July 3, 2020, Maker sent a profound message by committing to play basketball at Howard University, according to HBCU Gameday. Maker’s choice stands out because he is considered one of the top high school basketball players in the nation and could have attended any…

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In his new book, Straight Up: Honest, Unfiltered, As-Real-As-I-Can-Put-It Advice for Life’s Biggest Challenges, former NFL player and the founder of non-profit RehabTime, Trent Shelton, offers advice and insights to guide young adults with establishing healthy relationships. Shelton is now considered one of the most significant speakers of his generation. During a recent interview on…

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Weeks after NASCAR’s only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, made a profound statement, he became a victim of racial intimidation. On June 21, the day NASCAR scheduled a race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama, a noose was found in Wallace’s garage stall, according to ESPN. Only a few people would have had access to the…

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Black children may develop negative perceptions of law enforcement due to recent incidents of police brutality. On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Stacey Pierre-Louis posted a gut-wrenching video on social media of his 10-year-old son, Eliah. While dribbling a basketball on his family’s driveway, Eliah stopped dribbling and hid behind his family’s SUV. Moments later, a…

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Basketball great Allen Iverson is known for his successful career in the NBA, his iconic style that changed the game, and his smart business moves. Iverson, who turned 45-years-old on Monday, has a lot to celebrate, including a significant payout that he can expect in the next 10 years on his 55th birthday. According to…

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The NFL is catching heat after the National Football League Players Association listed Colin Kaepernick as “retired” on its website. The updated listing caught the attention of Kaepernick’s girlfriend, Nessa Diab, who put the league on blast by posting it on social media Friday evening, May 22, 2020. “Colin did NOT retire,” Diab wrote, in…

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Michael Jordan’s illustrious career continues to reach new heights with the release of the ESPN documentary “The Last Dance.” Along with his historic battles against the Detroit Pistons “Bad Boys” and the “Showtime” Los Angeles Lakers, Jordan was also legendary off the court, so much so that he was often offered an enormous amount of…

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