Former NFL player Ricky Williams takes his wife’s last name

Former NFL running back Ricky Williams underwent the rare feat of changing his last name to his wife’s original surname. Williams, whose full name is Errick Lynne Williams Jr, is a beloved legend at the University of Texas who played 11 seasons in the NFL  on various teams, including the New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins […]

Police called on Black college student for putting feet on chair (video)

It boggles the mind how many White people are calling the police on Black people for the most mundane circumstances. Despite frequent news stories of the negative aftermath of such actions, seemingly educated people continue to engage in this behavior. The latest Black victim of such an action is a college student at the University […]

Vince Young calls out ‘garbage’ NFL quarterbacks

Vince Young hasn’t started in an NFL game since 2011. After unsuccessful attempts to make the Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, and Green Bay Packers regular season rosters, Young moved to Canada this year to prove that he can still play. He recently suffered a torn hamstring and was released by the CFL team he signed […]

Breaking: SCOTUS upholds race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas

Minority students hoping to enroll at the predominately White University of Texas can breathe a sigh of relief. Today, in a 4-3 ruling, the Supreme Court upheld the school’s race-conscious admissions program, deeming it constitutional to take race into consideration as a factor of admission. The ruling is important as the University of Texas and […]

Homeless teen charged in killing of Texas college student

A homeless teen has been arrested for the murder of a University of Texas student whose body was discovered in a creek on campus. Meechaiel Khalil Criner, 17, is now in custody in Travis County jail and has been charged with first-degree murder, according to Austin, Texas police. After authorities released surveillance footage of Criner […]

#StayMadAbby: Brilliant Twitter responses to Justice Scalia’s bigoted comments

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia disappointed a lot of Americans with his bias and bigotry this past Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, when a brief pointed out that most of the Black scientists in this country don’t come from schools like the University of Texas saying, “They come from lesser schools where they do not feel […]

Supreme Court justice claims Blacks are ‘slower’ learners

President Obama marked the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment – the abolition of slavery – with an address at the U.S. Capitol. He reminded Americans that “we betray the efforts of the past if we fail to push back against bigotry in all its forms.” His message fell on deaf ears across the street. […]

Watch out for elite running back Jamaal Charles

This year’s 2015 NFL running backs have been quite impressive. Running backs like Le’Veon Bell, Adrian Peterson and Julio Jones are but a few who have surely helped fans in their fantasy drafts. But, the one running back that has been dominating the past four weeks has been the Kansas City Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles. Regardless […]

Vince Young files for bankruptcy

As if being forced to auction off his precious possessions and owing over $1 million to loan sharks was not enough, former University of Texas and NFL quarterback Vince Young has been corralled into filing for bankruptcy. After nearly a year of struggling to stay afloat, Young has filed a chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to the Houston […]

University of Texas in Austin Evacuates Buildings Amid Bomb Threats

University of Texas Students Ordered to Evacuate  A man claiming to be with al- Qaida has caused a mass evacuation today on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. School officials report that they received a threat this morning from an unknown caller claiming to be with the terrorist group. The man told […]

University of Texas Republican Leader Calls Assassinating Obama ‘Tempting’ Idea

After the news broke on Nov. 16 that a man had been arrested for allegedly firing a semiautomatic rifle at the White House, the student leader of the College Republicans at the University of Texas tweeted that the idea of assassinating President Obama was “tempting,” At 2:29 p.m. EST, UT’s Lauren E. Pierce wrote: “Y’all as tempting as […]