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WATCH: Forest Whitaker Is Bumpy Johnson In “Godfather Of Harlem”

Forest Whitaker as Bumpy Johnson? Oh, we're there for this. Tales of Harlem have long been told. The Cotton Club, Striver's Row, the Harlem Renaissance,...

Check Out This Exclusive Trailer of Godfather of Harlem!

The Godfather of Harlem returns this weekend for its second season and The Shadow League has gotten ahold of this exclusive clip upon which...

TSL’s Top 10 Stories of 2015 Highlighting Women In Sports


TSL has continued to bring much deserved attention to the accomplishments of game-changing women in sports, entertainment and pop culture. Here are 10 of my top stories featuring the conquests, culturally- impactful swag and historic ac

Cracks, Cuts and Comebacks


Adrian Peterson has a golden life littered with roadblocks, tragedies, injuries, loss and heartache, but beaming with success. His pops named him “All Day” because he never stops. The hood named him Purple Jesus because he’s the

WATCH: Season Two Trailer For ‘Godfather of Harlem’ Released

Recently the trailer highlighting the upcoming season of Godfather of Harlem was released by Epix and ABC Signature and it appears as if Bumpy...

Will Smith As Nicky Barnes Highlights Revival Of Black Crime Films

Despite the rising diversity in African-American filmmaking, Black gangsta movies, documentaries and cable series based on the lives of several early ‘80s-2000's drug kingpins...

Happy Birthday Wilt: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chamberlain


Wilt Chamberlain was larger than life on and off the court, but he was more than just a basketba

10 Years After Its Debut, Jay Z’s American Gangster Still Knocks


American Gangster, the film, starred Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe in the story of real-life 1970s Harlem gangster Frank Lucas. The movie debuted with mixed reviews but had a ton of momentum going into its premiere. 

Not only did i

Elaine Powell Brings Her Championship Pedigree To Langston University


In 2014 womens basketball icon Cheryl Miller stormed the Langston University campus, taking over the reigns of a respected, but modest HBCU womens basketball program and elevating the prestige and attractability of the 4,000-student school located

 Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan Are All About The Bass


In a room thick with media and digital divas, new Jets HC Todd Bowles and newly-minted GM Mike Maccagnan sat at a table with Jets owner Woody Johnson and jumped off the ledge of no return.

At a press conference at the Jets training facility