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Ebony and Jet Images to be Donated After Photo Archive Sale
August 2, 2019
On Thursday, Walker as president of the Ford Foundation and Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, shepherded a $30 million deal to buy the photo archive of America's most iconic Black magazines. A judge in Chicago approved the sale as part of an auction to pay off secured creditors of the Johnson Publishing Company, which sold the magazines three years ago. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 23, 2019
    On this day May 23, 1954, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Tank Speaks On Hosting Trumpet Awards and New Music
February 21, 2019
  The 2019 Trumpet Awards kicked off Sunday Feb. 17 on Bounce TV. The show highlights the achievements of African Americans who are positively creating change in the world. ... read more »
NBA Champ Craig Hodges and Olympian Ron Brown Discuss Athlete Activism 
December 20, 2018
The Brotherhood Crusade showed another story of athletes in activism when they hosted an intimate conversation between two-time NBA champion Craig Hodges and Olympic gold medalist Ron Brown. The event was about public figures who take a stand and sacrifice their jobs to help other.  ... read more »
NFL Owners’ Treatment of Colin Kaepernick Disgraces League and Country
September 6, 2018
President Trump led the outcry against the protesters, slurring any player who takes a knee as a “son of a bitch.” The league owners panicked. One result was that Kaepernick — one of the most talented quarterbacks in a league that suffers a shortage of skilled players in that position — found himself locked out of a job. ... read more »
PHOTO of the DAY: Happy Birthday Magic Johnson / The Tale of Two Champs
August 14, 2018
A rare photo of Magic Johnson and Muhammad Ali Photo Credit Robert Torrence ... read more »
Trump Considers Pardon for Ali, Wants Athletes’ Advice
June 14, 2018
Trump has been on a clemency kick of late, using his near-limitless power to pardon a growing list that includes a former White House aide, a conservative commentator and a former sheriff convicted of violating a judge's orders who campaigned with Trump in 2016. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/22-3/28/18)
March 22, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Athlete Activists: Sports Figures Who Spoke Up for the Masses
February 22, 2018
These athletes rallied for the masses in order to enforce equality ... read more »
Agree to Disagree: The King and the Greatest Form a Bond Amid Criticism
January 11, 2018
Initially, they did not share the same views, but they grew to support each other. ... read more »
This Week in Black History June 15th – June 21st
June 24, 2017
Vernon E. Jordan Jr., former executive director of the United Negro College Fund was appointed executive director of the National Urban League. ... read more / view gallery »
Sports Icons And Influencers Come Together To Support The Jesse Owens Foundation
May 22, 2017
NFL athlete and humanitarian Victor Cruz, New York Giants' Brandon Marshall and Olympian Herbert P. Douglas Jr. celebrate Serena Williams and posthumously honor Muhammad Ali at the 2017 Jesse Owens Awards Gala ... read more »
Notable Deaths  2016
December 28, 2016
  Billy Paul (file photo) Jazz and soul singer Billy Paul known for his No. 1 hit ballad “Philadelphia Soul” and “Me and Mrs. Jones,” died after battling with cancer. ... read more »
Howard Bingham, Muhammad Ali confidant transitions to join champ in afterlife
December 21, 2016
Howard Bingham was mostly known for chronicling the life events and work of his good friend iconic boxer, Muhammad Ali ... read more »
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