Sports

The day after Super Bowl LI, on February 6, 2017, Michael Smith and Jemele Hill, current hosts of His & Hers, will be the new hosts of the 6 p.m. SportsCenter hour.

Colin Kaepernick continues to stand up for what he believes in via his protest of the national anthem, a move that has garnered him a wealth of support and admiration. However, there have also been many who have voiced their opposition to his stance, but now things have gotten out of hand and perhaps Kaepernick […]

The issue of Colin Kaepernick‘s controversiality following his decision to protest the National Anthem is something close to Rickey Smiley‘s heart. He explains the cruel realities of racism in America that leads people to protest, and why people really have no right to look down on Colin because of his decision to take a knee. […]

It seems like every day someone new is voicing their opinion on Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest the national anthem by sitting instead of standing. Today’s entry into the discussion includes current and former basketball players Steph Curry and Shaquille O’ Neal, respectively. However, their stance on Kaepernick decision is completely opposite, as one is […]

Colin Kaepernick continues to make headlines for his determination to stand for his principles and make a difference. After his widely covered decision not to stand during the national anthem, Kaepernick was looked at as a hero to many, which is why it was of little surprise that his jersey became the number one best-seller […]

Another day, another black celebrity that has jumped on “all lives matter” train, this time it’s NFL player Cam Newton who has caused a social media uproar after an interview he did with ESPN was released. In the interview, Newton didn’t explicitly say that “all lives matter,” but he went a step further and proclaimed […]

The 2016 Rio Olympics may officially be over, but that doesn’t mean that some of your favorite athletes just disappear for another four years. While their names were on everyone’s lips in Rio, athletic superstars and Olympic gold medalists Serena Williams, Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles found time to star in a new ad for […]

While the world is watching her already impressive and practically guaranteed gold medal-winning performance in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games, powerhouse women’s gymnast Simone Biles is tuning out the noise and is laser-focused on giving it her best. However, the rude comments of an Olympic commentator prove that there will always be someone who […]

With a lot of talented youth out in the community it’s only right that Raised on the Block gives them a huge shout out! NC GEMS, founded by Tracy Taylor does just that. The basketball program is designed to mentor, educate, and get teens in front of college coaches so that they may have a […]

From Tommie and John’s Black Power salute to Gabby Douglas becoming the first African American to win an individual gymnastics title, here are some of the most memorable moments for African Americans in the Olympics.

It goes without saying that Serena Williams is one of the greatest female athletes of all-time, but you may be surprised to know that she has other interesting talents and she is sharing one of them in a cute new video.   To promote her new cover of Self magazine, Serena Williams was captured in […]