Interviews

Shaq Sculpture Designer: Why The Diesel Is 10 Times Stronger Than Michael Jordan

By: Dave Schilling

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When wondering how I might die one day, the image typically involves my body being swallowed up by a mountain of empty pizza boxes or fast food wrappers. Now, I’m forced to consider the notion of a 1,500-pound Shaquille O’Neal falling on my head. Read More

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How Former NBA Player Craig Hodges Helped Create the Activist Athlete

“The ramifications had other athletes say, ‘Look what happened to Hodges. I don’t want that to happen to me,” says three-time 3-Point Shootout Champ

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Actor, Writer Daniel Beaty Brings ‘Chapter and Verse’ to the Screen

Actor, writer, film producer, and activist Daniel Beaty is living a dream

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Actor, writer, singer, and activist Daniel Beaty is living a dream. After 15 successful years of  critically-acclaimed theater productions—including Through the Night, Emergency, Mr. Joy, Breath & Imagination—his outstanding portrayal of Paul Robeson in The Tallest Tree in the Forest, and the widely praised spoken-word masterpiece, Knock Knock, which has received more than 13 million views on YouTube, Beaty has co-written and now stars in his first screenplay Chapter & VerseChapter & Verse was inspired by Beaty’s family; his father and brother have each been in and out of the penal system and suffered many years from drug addiction. His father, Danny Beaty, once a notorious heroin dealer, has been incarcerated more than 60 times. Read More

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Dwight Howard used to eat two dozen candy bars a day

By: JuliaKate E. Culpepper

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When Hawks center Dwight Howard was with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2013, he had quite the sweet tooth.

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Wu-Tang Clan’s True Master Tells How His Case Was Just As Bad As Kalief Browder And Maybe Worse

The Hip Hop Producer Wants to Use His Experience To Help Others

By: Jarrod Horton

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Recently Jay Z funded a film showcasing the horrific ordeal of Kalief Browder. The documentary titled Time: The Kalief Browder Story  is a six part series that aired earlier this month and showed how Browder was locked up for three years for a crime he didn’t commit. After serving two of those three years in solidarity confinement and finally being released; Browder killed himself in 2015.   Read More

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Andrew Bogut: NBA is full of people who are ‘shallow,’ ‘full of s—‘

By: Scooby Axson

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Dallas Mavericks center Andrew Bogut says that the NBA is full of “shallow” personalities, adding everyone is “two-faced” and “fake.” Read More

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Dave Chappelle Opens Up About Prince, “SNL” Drama, Cosby, More in Rare Interview

On comedy in the age of Trump: “He’s so skewed, it’s hard to find an angle that sounds fresh. If you talk about him, it’s almost like you’re part of the chorus and not a soloist.”

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On Tuesday, March 21, Dave Chappelle will premiere his two new comedy specials on Netflix (with a third to arrive later this year). In a new interview with The New York Times, Chappelle discusses his latest work and touches on a wide variety of subjects, from his return to comedy to his relationship with Prince and his thoughts on the state of the world. Read the full interview here

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Floyd Mayweather Says He’s Out Of Retirement In Hopes Of Fighting Conor McGregor

By: Tim Daniels

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. confirmed he’s willing to bring an end to his retirement if a deal can be struck to fight UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.    Read More

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