Black Athletes

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball, shattering the color barrier in a sport Blacks dominated in their own leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will erect a statue in honor of the late Hall Of Fame star, which will serve as a lasting reminder of Robinson’s baseball legacy. […]

Porter Magazine, the print extension of the website Net-A-Porter.com has its Incredible Women of 2016 issue  heading to magazine stands everywhere on Friday, December 2. In the issue, Serena Williams pens her take on what it takes for women to follow their dreams. Here’s her open letter to encourage other women to achieve success by […]

The National Hockey League has seen a resurgence of Black players in recent times and Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman P.K. Subban is emerging as one of the…

Jesse Owens is considered by many to be the greatest Olympian ever. Owens’ historic showing at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is the subject of a…

Lewis Hamilton has achieved worldwide fame as the first and only Black Formula One race car driver. The British driver has more wins on the…

Tennis phenom Venus Williams can add a new achievement to her resume: Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

When I became a father in 2014, it was an awakening. I finally felt like full fledged ‘adult’ for the first time. Having a daughter…

  Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has been around the ring a few times so he’s happy to be part of the Premier Boxing Championship airing…

Black swimmers Simone Manuel, Lia Neal,(pictured, bottom middle) and Natalie Hinds achieved history recently by sweeping the NCAA Women’s Division I Championship. Manuel and Neal,…

It’s just human nature that extreme measures have to be taken just to make people in power do the right thing. We’ve seen it with…

Do today’s black athletes fall short on being socially responsible and aware? Pro football Hall of Famer Jim Brown‘s recent remarks about basketball star Kobe Bryant…

Could all the recent talk about the risk of head concussions in football spell trouble for the sport? Former NFL player Wayne Gandy spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about…