FILM REVIEW: The Farewell

When you walk out of the theater you may feel like you just left a family meal or a close friend’s house. That familial reaction is the result of Wang’s welcoming storytelling and an ensemble cast that makes you feel at home as you experience a sweet and sour drama, which tends to be more sweet. 

Thurman vs Pacquiao on Pay-Per View July 20th

Coming up this weekend will be another exciting championship fight card at the MGM Grand, promoted by Premier Boxing Champions on FOX Sports Pay-Per-View. Boxing’s only eight-division world champion 61-7-2 (39 KOs) Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao takes on WBA Welterweight World Champion 29-0 (22 KOs) and Clearwater Florida’s own Keith “One Time” Thurman for the Welter Weight Championship of the world. 

2019 Summer League Wrap Up

The Las Vegas NBA Summer League tournament is an easy way for NBA fans to see their fresh crop of rookies enter the league. It also is a great way for fans to interact with young and old NBA legends, as many young and experienced representative members of the various teams have been in attendance in Las Vegas over the past couple weeks.

Mental Health Stigma Still Affecting African Americans

“Turning to our pastors was needed in the past, but as concerns have grown, more resources are available,” said Dr. Catherine Jackson, a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified neuro-therapist in Chicago, noting also that many African Americans eventually visit hospital emergency rooms with complaints that are in fact mental health issues.

2019 ESPN ESPY Awards

Last week in downtown Los Angeles, ESPN has once again wrangled up many of the greatest athletes and entertainers from around the world for their ceremonial event. As this award show continues to grow, year after year, sports fan from all backgrounds have a chance to see the who’s who of sports and entertainment show up to this event and engage with athletes and stars who’ve they admired from afar.

Women’s Suffrage Forged by Founding Sisters: Happy Birthday to Ida B.

Ida B. revered the Black press as an organizing tool. Though her newspaper The Memphis Free Speech was destroyed by racist mobs, she was never silenced. During her life, she would publish three newspapers and authored “Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases” and “The Red Record,” investigative reports that remain definitive sources on racist violence more than 100 years later.