• Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

    Marshawn Lynch appeared to stage a silent protest in his return to the NFL, as the Oakland Raiders running back remained seated during the national anthem prior to the team’s 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Photos show Lynch, who suited up but did not play, sitting on a cooler while holding a banana during...
  • Omarosa Sparks Outrage at NABJ Conference

    Trump aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman’s appearance at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans on Friday did not go over well with many attendees, reports the Huffington Post.   EXCLUSIVE: Omarosa caused chaos at a conference for black journalists https://t.co/iCCnzOK019 pic.twitter.com/pHPYaA8mEp — Page Six (@PageSix) August 13, 2017   During...
  • Race & The NFL: A Timeline

    From Charles Follis being the first Black professional football player to Colin Kaepernick’s on-the-field activism, race has always been a hurdle in the NFL. Follis made his first appearance in 1902 as part of the Shelby Blues and it’d be another 18 years before a Black man—named Fritz Pollard—would be considered for a...
  • MOVIE REVIEW: Girls Trip

    I think Girls Trip should have had the above sub heading in the opening credits of the film as it truly was based on realistic experiences. Girls Trip is the best depiction of what an adventure with my girlfriends looks like. In fact, as soon as the trailer was...
  • Another Promise Broken: Trans People Banned from Military

    Hateful. This is the first word that popped into my mind as I read the multiple push alerts that came to my phone. 45 has done it again. He’s broken another campaign promise and elected to ban transgender people from serving in the military. This morning 45 tweeted “After...
  • Usher & Herpes: What You Don’t Know

    Shocking. Scary. Nerve Wrecking. The internet has been shook over a story that Usher allegedly passed on herpes to a woman and had to pay damages to her for failure to disclose his condition. Though we don’t have all of the details in this case, there are several things that you should...
  • Perspective: Justin Bieber & Jesus

    Justin Bieber Reportedly Cancelled His Purpose Tour Because He Rededicated His Life to Christ Wow.  What a headline.  I was on the fence on whether or not I was going to speak on this.  I’ve seen so many poking fun and other’s truly relieved.  Of course, I think perspective...
  • R. Kelly Hires Billy Cosby’s Lawyer

    R. Kelly has been facing some serious allegations lately, with some claiming that he has been keeping young women in a “cult” in which he controls every aspect of their lives. Now, he has reportedly hired Monique Pressley, the attorney who rose to national attention defending Bill Cosby following accusations that...
  • Will Packer Signs Major Distribution Deal

    Will Packer wants to branch out from the movie industry into other aspects of media production, and to that end, he has started up a new production company, with backing from Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures, called Will Packer Media. “This gives me the ability to tell a story the way that story...