Black Capitals Player Says He’s Not Visiting White House After Winning Stanley Cup

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NBA champions Kevin Durant and Steph Curry have Long made it clear they won’t be attending the White House so long as President Donald Trump is in office. But they’re...

Sammy Sosa Says He Uses Lotion to Look Younger, Not Lighter

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Former Baseball star Sammy Sosa recently explained his reasoning for bleaching his skin during an E60 interview. When asked how he felt about people criticizing him for lightening his skin, the...

NFL Legend Jim Brown Says He Wouldn’t Sign Kaepernick

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Jim Brown recently said that if he was a general manager of an NFL team that he wouldn’t sign Colin Kaepernick. Brown, a former Pro Football Hall of Famer for the...

Club Owner Apologizes After Calling Police on Black Women Golfers

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Five Black women out for a round of golf at a club in the midst of what some describe as “Trump country,” claim they were discriminated against by White members...

Black Women Athletes Dominate at Rio Olympics

The past few weeks have been a magical time for Black women athletes, as African American and Black women of other countries have dominated the 2016 Olympics in Rio. First, 19-year-old gymnast Simone Biles and...

Simone Biles Glides to 4th Straight US Gymnastics Title

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The national titles are starting to run together for Simone Biles, a three-year blur of near flawlessly executed routines and carry-on cases full of medals. If Biles is being honest, the fourth straight all-around championship...

Cleveland Browns Star Myles Garrett Says If Black People Get to Say “N*gga,” White...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett recently said publicly that if Black people get to use the N-word, White people should be able to use the term, too. Garrett, a 22-year-old defensive end...

Panthers Closing In On New Owner And It’s Not Diddy

Remember when so many Black folks thought business tycoon Sean “P. Diddy” Combs would be the perfect candidate to buy the Carolina Panthers? Well, apparently, the NFL isn’t quite ready to desegregate its principal...

Venus Williams Back in the Quarterfinals at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams has gotten this far before. Many times, in fact. It's just been a while. The five-time Wimbledon champion will be playing in the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the 12th time...

Did ESPN Hire Sage Steele to Appease Racist Viewers?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] ESPN announced over the weekend that it will be hiring Sage Steele and Kevin Negandhi as the new lead anchors for the 6 p.m. edition of its SportsCenter show. Steele and Negandhi...

St. Frances Football Team Calls Racial Foul Play as Three Different Schools Refuse to...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The principal of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore has accused its fellow neighboring private schools of racism after at least three schools recently announced their refusal to play St. Frances’...

Conspiracies Mount as NBA Finals’ Game 7 Looms

Draymond Green’s Game 5 suspension set the NBA world ablaze with conspiracy theories and high-priced ticket demands. Golden State held a 3-1 lead before the NBA announced that Green would miss the next game...

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