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Curtis Bunn

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Curtis Bunn is national award-winning sports journalist and best-selling novelist who has covered and written about sports' largest events and personalities for more than three decades at The Washington Times, NY Newsday, The New York Daily News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Embattled RGIII Has Chance For Redemption With Redskins For Years to Come

So, after he was called out by the coach, booed by the fans and ripped by the media, the Washington Redskins exercised their option to have Robert Griffin III in their organization for the...

Texas Legislators Argue Over Voter ID Bill That Opponents Contend Discriminates Against Poor Black...

At 45, Eric Kennie has never left the state of Texas. In fact, he said he’s never departed the city of Austin. “Not one day,” he said to The Guardian. Kennie voted for President Obama in...

Urban Strings Program Promotes Classical Music to Black Youths in Ohio

In 2007, Catherine Willis founded Urban Strings, an ensemble in Columbus, OH, designed to introduce Black youths to classical music with the hope that they will eventually increase the disparate numbers of orchestras’ racial...

7 Books That Help Black Women Deal With Depression

7 Books That Can Help Black Women Deal With Depression 'Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting' Terrie M. Williams, one of the nation’s leading public relations experts, has written the definitive book on...

Judge Orders LAPD to Release Video of Unarmed Black Man Beaten By Cop

Clinton Alford has contended that Los Angeles police beat him after stopping him while he was riding his bicycle last October. Now, because of a federal magistrate ruling, Alford and his attorney will get...

Sugar Ray Leonard Expects Early Knockdowns. . . And A Floyd Mayweather Victory

Former boxing champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini recently said Sugar Ray Leonard would beat Floyd Mayweather if both were at the pinnacle of their careers. Leonard did not disagree. “He’s accurate. He’s correct!” Leonard said....

Former Enslaved Black Man George McJunkin Made Historic Archeological Find That Proved Human Existence...

George McJunkin, freed from slavery at 14, headed west when he was 17, to New Mexico, seeking open space to create a new life. He ended up making an archeological find that changed how...

Austin Rivers Justifies Dad Doc Rivers’ Confidence and Creates Memorable Father-Son NBA Moment

People gave Doc Rivers the side-eye when he traded for his son, Austin Rivers. The Los Angeles Clippers needed a backup point guard, and with New Orleans the son had not panned out. A...

White House Concerned Over Russian Hackers’ Breach of Obama’s Emails

The emails of President Obama’s that were hacked by Russians were more invasive and concerning than the administration has let on, according to The New York Times. The breach extended to emails from the president...

Joni Crenshaw Becomes 2nd Georgia Women’s Basketball Coach in School’s History

Joni Henderson became only the second head coach in Georgia women's basketball history, replacing Andy Landers, who led the program to prominence in his 36 years. Henderson, who was recruited by Landers but signed with...

Trainer Freddie Roach Says Manny Pacquiao Predicts He Will Knock Out Floyd Mayweather

Freddie Roach, the famed boxing trainer who continues to work as he deals with Parkinson’s disease, said Manny Pacquiao is so prepared and so ready to take on Floyd Mayweather a week from today...

Grant Hill Brings Smarts, Honor and Cultural Awareness to Hawks as Part Owner

Grant Hill, the former NBA star and college basketball superstar from Duke, will be one of the owners of the Atlanta Hawks. He will have a small percentage but a big role, bigger than...

New Study Says Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Not Have Health Benefits Among Black People

A new study says moderate alcohol consumption, thought to have health benefits for all, may not have the same protective properties in African Americans. Previous research has found an association between moderate drinking and lowered...

Dallas Grand Jury Does Not Indict 2 Police Officers Who Shot, Killed Mentally Disturbed...

A grand jury decided not to indict two officers who shot and killed a Black man who, based on a video, did nothing to provoke them. This time, a Dallas County grand jury did not...

Loretta Lynch Finally Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General After Lengthy Delays

Finally, after months of perceived intentional delays, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the U.S. Attorney General, making her the first African-American woman to hold that position. With the control of the Senate, the Republicans...

Barry Bonds Vindicated By Judges, But Does This Open His Way To The Hall...

So, if Barry Bonds never tested positive on a Major League Baseball-mandated test and no longer has a felony conviction, now that a San Francisco court of appeals has overturned a perjury charge against...

Police Chief Resigns in Inkster, Mich., Where Floyd Dent Was Brutally Beaten By Cops

Vicki Yost, police chief of Inkster, Mich., just outside of Detroit, quit her job, just two days after one of her officers was charged with assault in the beating of a motorist after a...

8 Celebrities Who Were Friends Long Before Reaching Stardom

President Barack Obama and Hill Harper On the basketball courts at Harvard, when they were in law school, Hill Harper and Barack Obama met, became fast friends and flourished in their chosen fields of work,...

8 Interesting Questions Drawn From A KKK Membership Application You May Not Know About

Do You Honestly Believe in the Practice of REAL Fraternity? The Ku Klux Klan tried to hammer home that it was a close-knit group, a fraternity. In Pulaski, Tennessee, a group of Confederate veterans convened to form...

Exiled Danny Ferry Suffering Severe Punishment for Racist Comments As Hawks Make Playoffs Push

Danny Ferry built the Atlanta Hawks, who host Game 2 of the first-round playoff series tonight against the Toronto Raptors. He acquired every player on the roster that won more games than any in...

Ben Affleck Says He Regrets Asking That His Slave-Owner Ancestry Be Omitted From Show...

Film star Ben Affleck said embarrassment led him to request a PBS documentary show profiling his ancestors not include a relative who was an owner of slaves. Affleck’s desires were ultimately granted, but he said...

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