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January 26, 2016 Possible Oscars Boycott Underscores Bigger Problem in Hollywood

When the 2015 Academy Award nominations became public, many of our readers wondered why I stood on the sidelines and did not protest the lack of diversity with the Oscar nods. Never known to avoid controversial topics like racism, my silence baffled some. Like many, I was stunned that David Oyelowo did not receive a [...]

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January 12, 2016 Applaud President Barack Obama for Doing Something About Gun Control

To those who see gun ownership as a rite of passage for use in sport, more gun control seems like more government intrusion. However, for families like mine who have had to bury family members as a result of murder, fewer guns in the hands of the wrong people could possibly equal fewer coffins and [...]

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December 23, 2015 What Would’ve Happened if Malcolm X Lived Past Feb. 21, 1965?

Unreached potential is something that many have seen too often. No matter how much times flies, it is still hard to come to grips with what could have been if some people had lived long enough to fulfill their total purpose. In sports we have seen it with Len Bias, Ben Wilson, Hank Gathers and [...]

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