The talk of the world recently has been Washington Wizards center Jason Collins 'coming out' to the world in a Sports Illustrated piece and the revelation that he's the first gay athlete in the 'Big 4' sports (MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA). The usual public discourse began as most Americans applauded Collins' announcement and the usual "insensitive" (perceived or otherwise) comments flowed from the computers and mobile devices of everyone from NFL players to commentators about their "beliefs". No matter where you stand on the homosexuality debate, I believe that it is time to have an open discussion -- at least, for the sake of our children.Read more »
Cory Booker (part-time superhero / full-time mayor / and now social daredevil), is trying to draw attention to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by living off $33 worth of groceries through his #SNAPchallenge issued on twitter.Read more »
Well the Arizona Cardinals have been having issues as of late. And Minnesota Timberwolves will have to do without their superstar while his broken hand heals. But that won't stop the 4 x All Pro wideout Larry Fitzgerald and Gold Medal Olympic Champion Kevin Love from supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Watch the clip below.Read more »
We're at a crisis. But where there's a crisis there are challenges and opportunity. We're here because we are taking up the challenges and opportunity."
Activist and filmmaker Danny Glover was among speakers in downtown Oakland on October 15th, at a rally in support of the Occupy Oakland encampment. Frank Ogawa Plaza has been renamed Oscar Grant Plaza, replete with a library, hot organic meals cooked on site, dishes, toilets, and a network of raised walkways to get you around the tent city that blankets the square.More below...
Writer, director, producer Ashley Shanté's says that "Father's Day" focuses on a staggering 2009 Census bureau statistic that says 64% of US African American children grow up fatherless.
"64" is a promo for upcoming Short Film "Father's Day?". The promo focuses on the heart wrenching 64% of African American children in the U.S who grow up without fathers. The film is about a girls discovery of having an absent father and the affects that has on her as she matures into a young adult. The film is not an autobiography. However, it is closely based on Ashley’s emotional experience of growing up fatherless.
S neakerheads go nuts for lots of kicks. However, Nike Foamposites, or "Foams" as we call them, are among the top of the heap (Ai...
A scary animated Dan Conner lookin' Brawny man singing a Bill Withers classic.
I ’m back just like every week with the new releases -- 2014 should definitely bring you some heat!
P eace!!! A new month and a gang of dope sneakers to speak on this month. Also remember its Black History month! I don’t care what color, ...
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