A behind the scenes look at WNBA legend and “Players Only” co-host Candace Parker as she blazes new trails for women in sports broadcasting.
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There wouldn’t be online video game purchases, CDs or multiple video game cartridges if it wasn’t for the passion, drive, and genius of Jerry Lawson.
The Jackie Robinson of hockey broke the NHL’s color barrier with the Boston Bruins in 1958.
The Gary, Indiana native was the first African-American drafted into the NFL in 1949. George Taliaferro, the first African-American ever drafted by an NFL team and an All-American
When MC Lyte hit the Hip Hop scene with her debut album, Lyte As A Rock, on September 13th in 1988, the relationship between women and the genre could be characterized as both intr
The legendary and pioneering Pam Oliver has another award to toss up in her flooded cabinet of accolades that she's accumulated duri
Mamie Johnson stood 5-foot-3, yet the size of what she accomplished is immeasurable. As a woman playing professional baseball in the Negro Leagues, she was given her nickname by an
For the seed of a tree that has to eulogize the roots from which it came, this article of remembrance might seem kindred. On Sunday, the individual who is perhaps most respon
Pioneering House Music and R&B vocalist Colonel Abrams has died. He was 67. Born in Detroit and based in New York during his career, Abrams is best known for his hit
In 1997, the NBA broke down a barrier by hiring two female referees, Violet Palmer and Dee Kanter.The ground breaking referees faced the expected backlash, from both players and fa