black athletes

Serena Williams is used to being number one on the tennis courts and on Forbes Magazine’s annual list of highest-paid female athletes. The tennis superstar earned $18.1 million between June 2017 and June 2018, according to Forbes on Tuesday, with the majority of her income coming from endorsement deals. Rounding out the top five are […]

On Monday there was no repeat of the black catsuit that Serena Williams, a six-time US Open champion, wore at the French Open. Last year at this time, Williams was less than a week away from giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia. Post-delivery, Williams suffered from a serious and dangerous condition: blood clots. According to Williams, […]

TJMS

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball, shattering the color barrier in a sport Blacks dominated in their own leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will erect a statue in honor of the late Hall Of Fame star, which will serve as a lasting reminder of Robinson’s baseball legacy. […]

TJMS

Porter Magazine, the print extension of the website Net-A-Porter.com has its Incredible Women of 2016 issue  heading to magazine stands everywhere on Friday, December 2. In the issue, Serena Williams pens her take on what it takes for women to follow their dreams. Here’s her open letter to encourage other women to achieve success by […]

TJMS

Dwight “Doc” Gooden was one of the most dominant pitchers of his era, a dazzling right-hander that amassed over 2,000 strikeouts in his career. On…

TJMS

Lamar Odom will continue his recovery from what has been reported as a possible overdose in Los Angeles, E! Online is reporting. The 35-year-old former…

TJMS

The 1904 Summer Olympics, held in St. Louis, Mo., were poorly organized yet featured a number of historic firsts. George Coleman Poage, a track athlete…

TJMS

Major league pitcher Dock Ellis became a household name for various reasons aside from his prodigious talent on the mound. Ellis, who later in life…

TJMS

When I became a father in 2014, it was an awakening. I finally felt like full fledged ‘adult’ for the first time. Having a daughter…

TJMS

Black swimmers Simone Manuel, Lia Neal,(pictured, bottom middle) and Natalie Hinds achieved history recently by sweeping the NCAA Women’s Division I Championship. Manuel and Neal,…