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Richard Sherman, Sarah Palin & The King Holiday

The internet was ablaze yesterday with all the fallout from Richard Sherman and his post game remarks. I intentionally call them remarks because they weren’t a rant. They were thought out and measured and just so happened...
by Ray Baker


What Am I Supposed To Do Now ? : A Selfish Reflection on the Death of Jonathan Ferrell [FEATURE]

Please allow me this disclaimer; this piece is very and explicitly selfish. Yes, it was motivated by what happened to Jonathan Ferrell, but this piece is about me. Forgive me for breaking the rules of journalism but this has to...
by Ray Baker



Recapping the March [50th Anniversary MOW Recap]

      Last week my editor  asked me to provide a “write-up” of the events surrounding the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. After attending the initial event (Saturday August 24, 2013) fea...
by Ray Baker


The Great Allen Iverson [VIDEO]

This week, it was reported  that 11-time NBA All-Star, and pop culture icon, Allen Iverson would be “officially” retiring from the NBA. This may come as news to some who already deemed him retired due to fact that...
by Austin Weatherington