Author: ajbussey

Culture

A New Era of Black Excellence

Every so often, there’s that one person who is an icon in their own way and it’s so beautiful and so magnificent that you can’t help but to be left in awe of that individual. When they create, produce and launch something, it’s something to marvel at. In my lifetime, Tyler Perry has been that […]

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Columns
NBA News

Lakers Expectations, Predictions and Other First Week Bits

Lakers in fo’, Lakers in fo’, Lakers in fo’ – and one more time for the people in the back – Lakers in fo’. Media Day is over, first practices have commenced and the Los Angeles Lakers are looking like they’re ready for war. Being a lifelong Lakers fan, I’ll admit that I was HEATED […]

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NBA News

Top 5 Under the Radar Moves of the Offseason

Day One of the NBA Free Agency period began with $3 billion in contracts being tossed out like Jazz from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. And although your team may not have made the biggest moves with superstars, they might’ve made a move that can be beneficial in the coming season. Here are the Top 8 […]

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Columns
NFL News
Sports

Luck of the Draw

“The pats on the back can and eventually will turn into stabs.” Injuries mess with you. They hit mentally just as much if not more than physically. Confidence is shaken, you second guess a lot and often wonder if you can do what you felt you were born to do. All of our favorite athletes […]

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Culture
Sports

Narratives That Shift Perspectives

Tom Brady – Doesn’t shake hands after a loss – “He’s such a fierce competitor who hates losing. Look at his passion!” Cam Newton – Doesn’t shake hands after a loss – “This guy is a classless thug who doesn’t appreciate the opportunities he’s been given. He should be benched until he learns his lesson.” […]

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Culture

Ray June’s ‘Swat Meet’: Advocating Change in the Community

When you meet Ray June you instantly feel like you’ve connected with family. He has an energetic and open-arms type of spirit and it’s evident from the moment you say hello to him. One thing you also notice immediately is his passion for the youth. Around spring 2019, June founded Swat Meet. A performing arts […]

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Music

Chance’s Big Day

“Yup…and we back.” Three years after his acclaimed and highly successful mixtape Coloring Book, Chance The Rapper released his anticipated debut owbum (as he dubbed it) The Big Day and what a day it was. All within weeks of his first two mixtapes being made available on all streaming platforms. From that opening line on All […]

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