My picks for athlete of the year are the ones who carried that weight

Thu 27 Dec 2018 10.58 EST Colin Kaepernick, Maggie Nichols and Serena Williams left us better off because of their commitment to sport and society Today’s athletes have to carry a lot more baggage than a smelly gym bag and the giddy dreams of their parents. If they hope to achieve true greatness (or GOAT-ness) – and Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar: blaxploitation is going highbrow with an anti-trump twist

6:30 AM PST 12/14/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Classic ’70s films like ‘Shaft’ and ‘Super Fly’ featured swaggeringly badass men and women fighting an oppressive system, so with a racist in the White House, it’s no surprise that new takes on the genre — including ‘Widows’ and, yes, even ‘Black Panther’ — are seeing a screen renaissance. Top Read More »

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Barnes & noble announces the best books of 2018

Lists Include Top 15 Books Overall, Plus Fiction, Thrillers & Suspense, History & Current Affairs, YA, Young Readers, and Kids December 11, 2018 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced the Best Books of 2018 as chosen by the Company’s expert booksellers. The Read More »

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