Look through the lens of your friends and neighbors that are black and brown

By Professor Lyle Gibson To all of my family and friends, I have been accused of justifying my interpretation of events based on opinion and adding fuel to the fire. That’s not my intent. Here are the facts; I was born black; live black; and will die black. My parents were 25 years old when … Continue reading Look through the lens of your friends and neighbors that are black and brown

Are professional athletes still going broke?

In reading a couple of stories recently about the welfare of NBA players, I wondered were professional athletes struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic?  A recent tweet by former NBA Player Jay Williams includes the following interview with Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum... https://twitter.com/RealJayWilliams/status/1247252182245748737?s=20 Sadly, that answers my question. McCollum, vice president for … Continue reading Are professional athletes still going broke?

COVID-19 and the diaspora

This country is experiencing an event that has not been experienced in generations, if ever.  The Coronavirus pandemic has sent shock waves around the world causing havoc in government, medical, and financial systems on every continent.  Countries have struggled to manage handling the pandemic with initial breakdowns in trying to move quickly to prepare to … Continue reading COVID-19 and the diaspora