Change is hitting that athletic conglomerate known as the NCAA like a kick in the pants. Earlier this year, the NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness once its three divisions decide on rules for such oppor…

Michael Coard

Black lives didn’t matter to the British colonies that existed on this stolen land when, beginning August 25, 1619, whites formally initiated the enslavement of Blacks, starting with the 20-30 Kimbundu-speaking Angolan men, women, and children who had been kidnapped from the village of Ndong…

John Mitchell

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Daryl Bell

A year ago Sunday, Philadelphia lost a legend with the passing of former Overbrook High, Drake University and National Basketball Association standout Lewis “Black Magic” Lloyd. He was 60 and on a whim could still shoot a jumper from the corner hitting nothing but net.

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