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Growing demand for HBCU bands’ talent increases their time in national spotlight TV shows, ads and sporting events raise awareness of Black college culture
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Growing demand for HBCU bands’ talent increases their time in national spotlight TV shows, ads and sporting events raise awareness of Black college culture

HBCU Bands is a monthly look at news and moves being made by bands at historically Black colleges and universities. When Bethune-Cookman University’s Marching Wildcats band took the field at the Daytona 500 in February, it put historically Black colleges and universities’ culture in front of the world. As the most prestigious race in the...

Bobby Caldwell was a great artist – and a continuing revelation for Black fans The ‘What You Won’t Do For Love’ artist was covered or sampled by everyone from The Notorious B.I.G to John Legend
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Bobby Caldwell was a great artist – and a continuing revelation for Black fans The ‘What You Won’t Do For Love’ artist was covered or sampled by everyone from The Notorious B.I.G to John Legend

For much of his four-decade recording career, the soulful Bobby Caldwell, who died at his New Jersey home March 14 at the age of 71 after years of battling complications from a reaction to antibiotics, served as an unlikely rite of passage for Black music fans. Since the release of his commercial breakthrough, the 1978...

Laremy Tunsil is doing a bang-up job as his own agent
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Laremy Tunsil is doing a bang-up job as his own agent

Lamar Jackson is not the only professional athlete with no agent. Last season there were 17 NFL players who represented themselves. The list includes Bobby Wagner, DeAndre Hopkins, and the highest-paid left tackle in the NFL, Laremy Tunsil. Read more…

The Timberwolves’ awful season just got a level worse than awful
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The Timberwolves’ awful season just got a level worse than awful

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ season from hell continued Friday night as they lost to the Chicago Bulls in double overtime and may have lost Anthony Edwards for the remainder of the regular season to an ankle injury. There hasn’t been an official update from the team. Edwards returned to the bench in a walking boot… Read...

One photo means more for Team USA’s Black baseball contingent At the World Baseball Classic, players and coaches came together for a moment they hope reaches African American community
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One photo means more for Team USA’s Black baseball contingent At the World Baseball Classic, players and coaches came together for a moment they hope reaches African American community

PHOENIX — One thousand and two home runs; 3,039 RBIs, 553 stolen bases, 250 strikeouts. 16 Gold Gloves, 14 Silver Sluggers, three World Series wins, two MVPs, 6,935 games played. In one photograph, the Black players and coaches of Team USA assembled in the outfield to take a picture. Jerry Manuel, Lou Collier, Tim Anderson,...

Profitable Sports Betting: How +EV Betting Works
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Profitable Sports Betting: How +EV Betting Works

The basics of +EV betting explained for beginners Sports betting is becoming more and more popular in the US. It seems like every time you turn on a game or watch a YouTube highlight, you are getting bombarded with ads from any number of sportsbooks. Despite what people may think, it is possible to beat...