Last week I had lunch with a friend of mine. We were talking about each other’s businesses and our profile, so to speak, on Twitter. He said that in general he liked things I said, but wished I didn’t concentrate on race as much. I said a lot of things to him in explaining why […]

There really was a heyday of boxing, when it meant so much more than just two guys getting into the ring and slugging it out. The first Ali-Frazier fight was the culmination of that heyday. It’s easy to see it as just two people getting into a ring and duking it out for 15 rounds, […]

It’s Black History Month once again, and what’s strange is that I don’t think I’ve heard anything about it other than when ESPN was doing its presentation a couple of weeks ago, and that was still in January. I feel so out of it these days, and I’m not thinking that’s a good thing. So […]

I don’t often get into politics on this blog, but I feel I have to say something in this case because it’s a major diversity issue. Last Friday, the state of Arizona passed a law basically legalizing racial profiling in their state against Latino people. The actual law says that the police can pull over […]

Of all things, I found something that finally made me agree with a position of Republican National Chairman. Michael Steele came out with this statement when talking about being black on Good Morning America: “Barack Obama has a slimmer margin. We all, a lot of folks do. I mean, it’s a different role for, you […]