Areisa Peters is the founder and creator of “Project Chocolate”. She says, “Project Chocolate was created as an initiative to celebrate black women…Sisterhood, Strength, and Self-Love” It was my pleasure to interview the beautiful and brilliant medical student about this all too necessary movement. What birthed Project Chocolate? A deficit. Definitely a deficit. In the […]Read more "We Got Now: Areisa Peters"
32. ST. LOUIS RAMS (0-1) A change in scenery doesn’t necessarily mean a change in fortune. The LA Rams looked awful in their season opener last night against the Niners. Jeff Fisher should give the keys to their no. 1 overall draft pick Jared Goff, clearly Case Keenum can’t teach him a thing. […]Read more "CHRIS’ WEEKLY NFL POWER RANKINGS"
As a lifetime Redskins fan, I will always speak highly about my team even if we finish at 0-16. As much as it hurts I don’t let my fandom interfere with something being realistic. There are times when fandom works in my favor. Last year, my Redskins were written off everyone’s radar but my gut […]Read more "Top 10 reasons why the Redskins will suck this year"
I am a sports genius. Everything I say is correct (don’t count my claim that Chip Kelly was this generation’s Jimmy Johnson, or that the Eagles would win last year’s Super Bowl. We can’t always be right). But, this season I’m back and ready to pick NFL games! HAVEN’T YOU MISSED FOOTBALL!? Each week, I’ll […]Read more "Corey’s Genius NFL Picks: Week 1"
This is the first article in a series of features we will be doing on young black entrepreneurs and creatives. Dave Daly aka D.J. lives in the Chicago Area. He received his bachelors in Healthcare Administration from Oakwood University with a minor in management and currently works as a hospital administrator at local hospital. In […]Read more "We Got Now: D.J. Daly"
After Kevin Durant signed with the already established and pretty damn good Golden State Warriors on Independence Day (ironically), many have lamented the state of the NBA, and the growing amount of “super teams”: teams boasting 3 or 4 All Stars in the starting lineup. Many blamed LeBron James’ decision to join the Miami Heat […]Read more "On Kevin Durant, the Warriors, and the False Notion of NBA Parity"
It was 1996 and I was a five-year-old sitting on the living room floor watching the NBA on NBC. During commercials, my brothers and I played “knee basketball” in the living room of our apartment in Pasadena, CA. There were no hoops, just two laundry baskets on top of chairs. Jon was Nick Van Exel, […]Read more "Dear Kobe"
So you graduate high school and it’s like “boom,” now you have to find out what you want to do with the rest of your life. You’re 17 or 18, and just barely getting enough experience behind the wheel of a car, yet people expect you to make life-long career decisions. All of a sudden, […]Read more "Don’t Let The Hunt for a College-Sweetheart Leave You Bitter "
In dating, we all lie. No, we may not always tell whole untruths, but we do make statements that don’t fully reflect what we mean. In this post, I will translate for you, what he or she said, so that you can either move on, or take that green light, shoot your shot, and win! […]Read more "He Said. She Said. He Meant. She Meant."
On August 8, 2015, I lost my father. My world changed when he was unexpectedly pronounced dead due to kidney failure. He didn’t own much, for he was a black man who spent most of his life trying to get his footing. Our relationship was a rocky one – complicated at best. He didn’t leave […]Read more "More Than A Game"