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Ray Rice: Domestic Abuse, Weed, and the NFL “Standard”

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The Ravens termination and NFL suspension of Ray Rice reveals a double standard regarding athlete infractions and is forcing fans to think deeply about supporting players and teams. Read more

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Jackie Robinson West: A Beacon of Light for Southside Chicago

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Growing from their city’s violent reputation to world sports victors. Read more

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Mo’ne Davis Pitching Inspiration

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This thirteen-year-old is one of 18 girls that have played in the Little League World Series and is set to break records. Read more

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The Brief History of Black Jesus in Hollywood

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McGruder’s “Black Jesus” isn’t the first black Jesus, find out about the satirical and serious black Jesuses that have graced big and small screens to very little fanfare. Read more

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An Open Letter to Mase

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Writer and longtime Mase fan Jacqueline Holness pens a passionate letter to the former pastor about her disappointment in his recent move back to the rap game. Read more

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Curbing the Obsession with Black Reality Television

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On the eve of the premiere of BAPs, yet another reality show focusing on the lives of black people we must ask, “Are reality shows purely entertainment, or is there something more to consider?” Read more

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Stuart Scott’s Seven Words on Cancer at the ESPYs

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The ESPN Sportscenter anchor’s seven words that turned cancer cliches on their head and gave many a new outlook on life. Read more

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Four Reasons the Flame & Co. v. Katy Perry Lawsuit is a Bad Idea

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Although Flame, Lecrae, and Da Truth may have an airtight case against Katy Perry from an intellectual property perspective, there are reasons the case is a bad idea. Read more

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Breaking the Racial Barrier Inherent in “Black” Movies

By Maya Boddie 

“Think Like a Man Too” star Kevin Hart is on a mission to change the perception of black films among mainstream audiences according to a recent interview with Tom Joyner. Read more

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Destiny’s Child Reunites…for Jesus

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Michelle Williams brings the group together for her new gospel hit Say Yes and it is sweeping the nation. Read more

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