For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football

For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football
Colin Kaepernick has been protesting for months, without much attention — until now. A quick scroll through his twitter feed will display a message that’s been there all along: he believes Black lives are disposable in the eyes of the law. On Friday night, before kickoff against the Green Bay Packers, the 49ers quarterback sat. Perched in front...

The Locker Room talks SWAC Fantasy Football

The Locker Room talks SWAC Fantasy Football
On the 4th episode of “The Locker Room,” Akil Williams and Robert Harris Jr. debut a new game called “SWAC Fantasy Football” where they mix fantasy with the best football players in the conference. On Friday, Texas Southern University’s media day left a lot of  unanswered questions surrounding the team’s upcoming season. Williams and Harris,...

The Real Deal with Akil: SWAC Football Preview

The Real Deal with Akil: SWAC Football Preview
The boys are back in town! The season is two weeks away from Alcorn State defending their SWAC title, Texas Southern and Prairie View duking it out in the Labor Day Classic and the annual SWAC-MEAC challenge. Let’s take a look at the upcoming fall in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.  The Biggest Game of The Season...

Clear as Gold

Clear as Gold
    This line is from the 1999 film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge describing an incident involving the aforementioned actress. Years before her story was shared, Dandridge would be the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award. -“What a lovely pool you have here.” – “Ms. Dandridge, please.” She playfully dips her toes into...

“Simone Day” – Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Update

“Simone Day” – Rio 2016 U.S. Olympic Update
Bringing you the biggest news and updates from the USA National Olympic Teams The first seven days of competition have been huge for the United States. Once unknown athletes have developed into household names behind record breaking and inspirational performances. Track & field events are now on the horizon, and will soon dominate the national...

A Public Apology to NABJ

A Public Apology to NABJ
Dear NABJ family, My name is Princess Streeter, and I am the marketing director of the newly-founded dleaguers.com and a proud NABJ member. Today, our executive team thought up a new project series for our site called “Questions That Need Answers” and we directed them to our recent experience at the NABJ/NAHJ convention in D.C....