You could argue that the woman on the recording didn't really set up the man on the recording; instead, she let events play out in a way that seemed quite characteristic for the Clippers owner.
It should be possible to say that we should continue with the movement toward the decriminalization of marijuana. And we should also be able to say that as we decriminalize, we should take every step possible to minimize the harm, since there is scientific evidence of the dangers of pot on adolescents and young adults.
The media is slowly changing and now many unconventional beauties and ways of life are being recognized: non-skinny body shapes, curly and dark hair, bronze/darker skin tones, assertive women, non-aggressive men and many others.
We've decided that there is no better time than now to round up our 50 top money tips into one juicy, super-helpful read. From the best ways to budget to how to boost your earning potential like a pro, these nuggets of financial wisdom are as fresh as the day they were published.
I understood Clevelanders who declared LeBron forever dead to them. Still, I have my own journey as a prodigal son who once had to leave Cleveland in order to grow up, only to later return so I could discover my real story.
Most people think of me as the "godfather of hip-hop," and believe me, I'm proud of that title, but I know that one of my most important contribution in business has been providing a financial service for millions of Americans.
I am risking arrest because we in the faith community will not remain silent while millions of immigrants continue to live lives marked with fear and unrealized potential.
Lourdes is a self-described black, trans revolutionary, academic and orator residing in Brooklyn. As co-founder of the Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC), she is leading a transformative movement that uplifts the narratives and leadership of trans people of color.
"To witness hunger in America today," journalist Tracie McMillan writes in the August issue of National Geographic Magazine, "is to enter a twilight zone where refrigerators are so frequently bare of all but mustard and ketchup that it provokes no remark, inspires no embarrassment."
The landscape of higher education today seems pretty homogenous. This strikes me as not merely a complaint of the geezer in me but a loss of something distinctive about American higher education.
The degree to which we get students from all backgrounds ready for high-skilled jobs will determine their economic and social mobility. Here, though, is my big worry: We really haven't made up our collective mind that students from disadvantaged and minority families can be -- and should be -- educated to the highest levels.
The statistically significant racial disparities in school discipline are too large and longstanding to have occurred by chance. School officials are exercising their discretion and imposing disciplinary measures in ways that disadvantage African-American students and severely undermines their access to equal educational opportunities.
Last year, executions in the U.S. dipped to a 20-year low. Jones v Chappell only further erodes confidence in the criminal justice system, as America travels down the path to death penalty abolition.
Insurance is only worth the money if it truly protects you and your finances. At this time in life, as you approach retirement or semi-retirement, it's wise to re-examine your current policies. That way you'll know that you have what you need -- and you're not wasting precious dollars on what you don't.
Harlem wasn't just a regular setting in the corpus of his work; it was more like a pantomime Greek Chorus. For Uncle Jimmy, Harlem was a unique holy ground of sacrificial sensibility.
The 39th Annual NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) Convention and Career Fair will be held in Boston from July 30th through August 3rd
Warts and all, in fits and starts, finally the Hardest Working Man in Show Business gets his story told.
The see-no-evil policy of the feds toward police violence has remained constant in the past decade despite the rash of questionable police shootings and beatings of unarmed blacks and Hispanics.
Respected news anchorman Ed Gordon is returning to the network where he got his start.
Today, BET announced that the former '60 Minutes' correspondent will host a variety of news programs and specials.
This year marks the network's 30th anniversary celebration and Gordon couldn't be happier about his return.
"I am excited about coming back to BET," Gordon said. "Since my departure (from BET) viewers have told me consistently that they wanted me to return to the network. Well here I am! I am elated about the plans we have to serve the viewers and cover our community and the world."
BET President Debra Lee was equally thrilled about Gordon's return.
"It brings me great joy to welcome back one of America's most prominent news personalities," she said. "Ed has always remained part of the BET family and I am sure viewers will share in our excitement to have him back."
The Emmy Award-winning broadcaster joins correspondents Jeff Johnson, Andre Showell and April Wodard.
Since graduating from Western Michigan University and working at the Detroit Free Press, Gordon has dedicated his career to providing a forum for African Americans to discuss issues that affect their community. Gordon has interviewed a who's who of international figures -- from celebrities like Halle Berry and the late Michael Jackson to controversial subjects like Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan and Nelson Mandela.
The Detroit native has contributed to NBC's Today Show and Dateline. Most recently, he hosted 'News and Notes with Ed Gordon' on National Public Radio and 'Our World with Black Enterprise' a weekly syndicated news program.
Gordon serves as the president of a multi-service production company, Ed Gordon Media.