New NCAA ‘Rich Paul’ Rule Disempowers Black Athletes and Rigs Rules In Favor Of Elite Agencies

Black professional athletes have leveraged more control over their careers, staff, political activities, and personal brands this last decade than perhaps ever before. That is why the NCAA’s reformed agent criteria—dubbed the “Rich Paul Rule”—is an especially heinous attempt to disempower athletes, create barriers to entry for black agents, and promote …

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Moniece Slaughter Has A Warning For ‘LHH’ Producers

Moniece Slaughter recently let her fans know that the currently season of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood will be her last. While she’s gearing up to say goodbye to the franchise, the reality star isn’t all smiles, especially after seeing how her scenes were edited in a preview clip for the season. Avid Love …

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What Happened to Aung San Suu Kyi?

1. Icon The first time I met Aung San Suu Kyi, she embodied hope. It was November 2012, and we were in her weathered house at 54 University Avenue, in Yangon, where she’d been held prisoner by the ruling Burmese junta for the better part of two decades. She sat …

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