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Black History Month: Then and Now in Sports

In honor of Black History Month, Black Enterprise is highlighting past pioneers and current day historymakers of color. Today, we are reflecting on two iconic sports influencers:  LA Lakers. [Related: Black History Month: Then and Now in Education] Then Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) Considered one of the greatest to ever play …

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NASCAR Hosts 2016 Diversity Awards

The NASCAR Diversity Awards recognize the people and organizations in motorsports that champion diversity and inclusion Roush Fenway Racing pit crew members Raphael Diaz and Mike Russell, both NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduates, accept the NASCAR Diverse Crew Member Award during the NASCAR Diversity Awards at Daytona International Speedway on …

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March Madness: Sports and tech converges at Shadow League event

TSL introduces new event series, Sports Connect Keith Clinkscales (Image: File) Just in time for March Madness, The Shadow League—a multimedia company that covers sports with a unique cultural perspective—introduced its latest slam dunk: Sports Connect, an event series focusing on the convergence of sports, tech, and diversity. [Related: Serena …

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Epix Serves Up Original Documentary ‘Serena’

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female tennis players Courtesy of Epix While sitting at a press conference minutes after her finals loss at Indian Wells, Serena Williams blasted the event’s tournament director, Raymond Moore, who was under fire for making sexist comments …

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You Need To Know: Gregory O’Dell

The President and CEO of Events DC is making big things happen in our Nation’s Capitol (Image: The Shadow League) We always aim to bring you stories on the trailblazing men and women of color in the world of sports and entertainment, and today we’re excited to continue that mission. …

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