NCAA Elite Eight in Anaheim

The Western Regional Finals of the 2019 NCAA tournament, also known as the Elite Eight seen a matchup between #1 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs and #3 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Bulldogs are 1 of 4 teams to make the Elite Eight portions of the tournament in 3 of the past 5 seasons. This will also be a match-up between the Zags as the highest scoring team in the country versus the Red Raiders best defensive team in the country this season.

Current Leaders for This Season’s NBA MVP Award

Do any of you remember the NBA slogan, “NBA action, is Fantastic?” This slogan from the 1980s still holds true through today. Each season in the NBA we see developing players which step up to claim their shine through their grind. While we also get to see veterans refuse to relinquish their positions in the League, which make for tremendous theater for basketball fans. The MVP race this season has been like an enjoyable movie for basketball fans.

The Biggest Afro Business Association in the World Visits Cali, Colombia

NBCC is the biggest Afro business association in the world, established in 1993. It has more than 120 local headquarters in 40 states in 50 nations. The Chamber is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining Afro American communities, through the business spirit and capitalist activity within the United States and through the interaction with the Afro-Diaspora. Cali has the greatest concentration of Afro Colombian population in Colombia, with 1.1 million people; and it is the second in Latin America.

UCLA Beats Maryland 85-80 in Women’s NCAA Tournament

For UCLA, missed shots are merely part of the game. What really matters is what the Bruins do after the ball clangs off the rim. UCLA snagged a whopping 27 offensive rebounds against No. 3 seed Maryland and squeezed out an 85-80 victory Monday night to earn its fourth consecutive berth in the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament.

Chairwoman Waters Introduces Bill to End Homelessness in America

“In the richest country in the world, it is simply unacceptable that we have people living in the streets,” said Chairwoman Waters. “Today, there are over a half million people experiencing homelessness nationwide. Nearly 160,000 of them are children and nearly 38,000 are veterans who we have failed to support after their service to our nation.”

Jussie Smollett’s Attorneys Say All Criminal Charges Dropped

Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped. Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement that Smollett’s record “has been wiped clean.” Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts related to making a false report that he was attacked by two men.

Businesses and Influencers Consider Black-Owned Platform as a Social Media Alternative

The contemporaneous malfunctioning of three social media giants on March 13, 2019 left business & common users alike with deep concern about the risk of significant reliance on these "no-cost" platforms. The massive glitches came without warning or solution for over 18 hours leaving users with the inability to post, get messages and for many make money. More than ever, people are wondering if there are any alternatives to the platforms that permeate much of our daily routines.

Real Salt Lake vs LAFC

Coming into this game LAFC was looking to remain unbeaten. The match on this past Saturday meant a little more as this game would be a rematch of a second-round playoff matchup. Real Salt Lake put LAFC out the playoff last season, both teams would be down several players due them joining their country teams for a couple of games.