Allyson Felix

USC Names Track Field After Allyson Felix

USC will honor the achievements of 11-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix by naming their track field after her. The L.A. native graduated from USC in 2008 with a degree in education and went on to become the most decorated American Track and Field athlete in history.

2021 NNPA Leadership Awards Delights Viewers, Insiders

In perhaps the best produced National Leadership Awards – or any virtual conference – since the pandemic forced most to move away from in-person gatherings, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) celebrated its annual soiree in style.

Congresswoman Cori Bush Lauds Black Press Ahead of Receiving Prestigious Award

The Congresswoman sits as vice-chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, and the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. Additionally, Congresswoman Bush is a member of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Environment.

Allyson Felix Sprints for Right to Play

Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix committed part of her Tokyo earnings to the organization Right to Play. The non-profit was initially named Olympic Aid and was created by Norwegian Olympian Johann Olav Koss, many Olympic athletes donated to the organization throughout the years. Right to Play is a global organization that uses sports and physical activities to help youth overcome obstacles and break down barriers. Felix has been a supporter of Right to Play since 2011 when she visited their program in Lebanon for the first time. She soon became an athlete ambassador and ultimately a board member for the United

Black Athletes, Many Medals at Rio Olympics

The 2016 Olympics has been nothing short of historic for Black Americans. Not only are there Black athletes in sports that are predominantly white, they are excelling and taking home medals in those competitions. Their international, record-breaking success comes at a time when Black bodies have little value in America. These athletes broke Olympic boundaries.

Celebrities and Athletes Bowl in CP3 Invitational

Former NFL star Terrell Owens and PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber became the champions of the 7th annual CP3 Celebrity Bowling Invitational. The proceeds went to the Chris Paul Family Foundation.

“Everybody comes out to have a good time, which is fun, but at the end of the day it’s for a great cause and I’m grateful to everyone who’s here,” said Paul.