The Genius was back at work Saturday night in Oakland, California. There, in ring center stood Andre Ward, gloves high, his eyes focused intently on his circling opponent, Alexander Brand, a tough, awkward, veteran light heavyweight from Colombia…

Chuck Ealey Hamilton Tiger Cats 1972. Photo Ted Grant


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ali praying

ali butterfly bee June 6, 2016 – Segment 1 My co-host Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities, and I begin the show with a tribute to and remembrance of the life of the […]

the thriller

The legacy of Muhammad Ali.


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Excellent piece on “The Greatest” by my friend, Karen Grigsby Bates.

Barclay Street 1

Barclay residents are bitter at being forced to relocate from their homes by city officials preparing the area for redevelopment.


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