Sports and Politics: Do Professional Athletes and Leagues Have a Responsibility to Fans?

  Should professionals sports be considered private business endeavors, entertainment, or public platforms that can serve noble purposes such as social responsibility When it comes to league sports, we often hear from team owners assuring us that they are running business franchises. This is often the case when star players transfer between teams for various…

PBS’ Must-Watch Documentary Series: “Africa’s Great Civilizations”

  The documentary series, Africa’s Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates Jr., explores the cultural richness, impact and real history of Africa. Henry Louis Gates Jr., a long-time author and film documentary producer will walk us through the stages of how Africa became home to some of the greatest civilizations on earth. Gates Jr. is…

89th Academy Awards Deliver Head-To-Toe Glamour And Welcome Surprises

  “Oh, what a night!” The 89th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films and actors of 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday evening, February 26, 2017. Host Jimmy Kimmel kept the pace going for the long exciting evening, where glitz and glamour prevailed. Hollywood’s finest didn’t disappoint, as gorgeous stars…

Rihanna: Singer, Actress . . . and Humanitarian of the Year

  Harvard University has named Rihanna as their 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. In honor of the late Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes, the award recognizes “prominent public-spirited leaders.” Past honorees include James Earl Jones, Kofi Annan, and Malala Yousafzai. Rihanna’s recognition is due to her extensive charitable work. S. Allen Counter, director of the…