Ricardo A. Hazell

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Nina Simone Inspired Artists Across The Creative And Ethnic Spectrum

Soulful and versatile, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee poured her soul into classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel and pop music

Former NFL Running Back Larry Johnson Fears That He Has CTE NFL

Former NFL Running Back Larry Johnson Fears That He Has CTE

He can't recall his prolific seasons and fears for his life and the safety of his child

Michael Che is SNL's First Black Lead Writer! But Curb Your Enthusiam culture

Michael Che is SNL's First Black Lead Writer! But Curb Your Enthusiam

It's a great thing to see a brother "working it out". But what's taking so long for the industry to allow greater inclusion?

NFL Is Ratings King, But The NBA Is Destined To Sit Upon The Throne culture

NFL Is Ratings King, But The NBA Is Destined To Sit Upon The Throne

America's current favorite pastime is out of touch with society, but the NBA's got next and it's clear why

Marshall Faulk Among NFL Network Hosts Suspended For Sexual Harassment NFL

Marshall Faulk Among NFL Network Hosts Suspended For Sexual Harassment

Former wardrobe stylist at NFL Network claims rampant sexual harassment and assault by former employees, top execs

Quinton  Jefferson Was Wrong...But We Understand! NFL

Quinton Jefferson Was Wrong...But We Understand!

Players going into the stands is forbidden, but you can't pour a drink on a 300 pound man and expect zero reaction. Let's be real.

Cheyney University Reportedly Kills Football Program Citing Finances HBCU Sports

Cheyney University Reportedly Kills Football Program Citing Finances

One of the country's oldest black institutions for higher learning can't afford to fund the football team

Rest in Power: Pioneering Black Journalist Simeon Booker culture

Rest in Power: Pioneering Black Journalist Simeon Booker

The seed remembers the root as The Shadow League remembers a true pioneer to the genesis of contemporary black journalists

The Venerable Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Holds Court on Ali, Kap and More culture

The Venerable Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Holds Court on Ali, Kap and More

The NBA Hall of Famer, author, historian and thinker extraordinaire is funny, wise and reflective in recent interview with The Guardian

The Triumph And Tragedy Of Ernie Davis, The First Black Heisman Winner NCAA

The Triumph And Tragedy Of Ernie Davis, The First Black Heisman Winner

Davis dominated college football, but cancer robbed us of him before he played a regular season NFL game