Month: February 2017

Thunder Stories

Thunder Take Step In Right Direction At The Trade Deadline

Thunder basketball will be back tonight, and they will have a couple of new faces on the roster. Yesterday was the last possible day to complete trades and, as many fans hoped, Oklahoma City made one. It wasn’t a blockbuster trade (no George, no Butler) but a useful one that overall improved the roster. Plus, it’s […]

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Columns

Black History Month: Black Women Still Making History In 2017

Believe it or not, it took until February 2017 for a historically black college cheerleading team to place first at the CheerSport Nationals. It was Savannah State University’s 12-woman, one-man squad that accomplished this great honor. This is something that personally came as a surprise, because of African-American’s storied history in athletics. However, the idea […]

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Features

Gabriyella x Nothing: “Limits” EP Dropping Soon

Nothing: Q: When did you first start singing and why? Who/what inspired you? In 4th grade, I joined a music choir and my teacher called me out after class and told me basically I could sing right there, 6th through 8th grade, I attended Classen School of Advanced Studies as a vocal major learning everything I […]

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Thunder Stories

The Weekly Critique: The Tough Stretch Is Over, OKC Remains In Decent Shape

It has been an intense and exciting week for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Everything started on Thursday when they defeated the champions Cleveland Cavaliers. A great overall performance and an important win. Saturday there was the game which every Thunder fan probably marked on their calendar when the schedule came up back in August: the return […]

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Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise I rise I rise. -Maya Angelou (1978)

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Columns

Black History Month: Muhammad Ali, The Voice For Us All

Muhammad Ali is one of the most controversial, outspoken and revolutionary athletes of all time. He did and said things that weren’t expected back in the 1960s and 1970s and even today, it’s hard to think of one athlete that would take the stance that he did if put in the same position. One of […]

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Don’t count the days; make the days count. -Muhammad Ali  

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