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A White referee with a racist past continues to face a backlash after forcing a Black student-athlete to cut his locs. The incident occurred during a wrestling match between Buena High School and Oakcrest High in Atlantic County, New Jersey, according to SNJ Today News. Alan Maloney, the referee assigned to the match, approached wrestler…

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Sydelle Noel is an experienced actress, known for her roles in the Netflix series “GLOW: the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” (2017), the blockbuster film Black Panther (2018) and the TV series “Arrow” (2012). In Black Panther, Noel played one of the badass women in the Dora Milaje military. In “Arrow,” she plays an intelligent, no-nonsense and determined FBI…

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WWE star Rich Swann, 22, has been suspended by the organization after claims that he physically abused his wife, fellow WWE star Vannarah Riggs, 28, aka Su Yung. The incident occurred in Gainesville, Florida, and allegedly started over Riggs’ performance during a match that night. According to a report released by the Gainesville Police Department:…

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Detroit native Quincy Tucker, 25, knows his way around a live television set. After filming the likes of Dej Loaf, Icewear Vezzo, and Kash Doll while still in college, this budding director has been behind your favorite NBC shows like “Maury” and “The Steve Wilkos Show.” He is currently a part of the WWE family. How…

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Story and Direction by A.R. Shaw Images by Phoenix White From an outsider’s point of view, professional wrestling can look like a circus. The melodramatic feuds and pre-fight diatribes could be too much for the casual viewer who happens to catch a glimpse of “WWE Monday Night Raw” while flipping through channels. But when taking…

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New Jersey high school team posts racist photo

The Phillipsburg High School wrestling team has a serious issue with racial sensitivity. The team recently posted a picture on social media, lynching a black tackling dummy. Some of the athletes of the team even wore their hoodies to look like Ku Klux Klan hoods, while another student is seen saluting the lynched dummy. The…

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