NBA Playoffs 2017: Regular Season Surprises Create More Surprises in the Post Season

We witnessed outstanding records broken and history being made in the NBA this year. We are in for an even better treat with the postseason right around the corner featuring those same players and teams who have made the record and history books count by making it to the postseason with their regular season play. … More NBA Playoffs 2017: Regular Season Surprises Create More Surprises in the Post Season

After a Long Day of Protesting, All You Need is a Pepsi, Right?

Pepsi quite possibly created the ultimate ad no-no this week in creating the ultimate ad no-no that makes us all think we are advertising executives. In a little over 2 minutes, Pepsi advertised what we presumed to be a new diet Pepsi, Pepsi Max, but some things beside the soda were selling much to the public’s … More After a Long Day of Protesting, All You Need is a Pepsi, Right?

The Badgers Have Not Created an Upset – They Have Created Madness

On Saturday, March 18, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the No. 8 seed Wisconsin Badgers took down the No. 1 seed Villanova Wildcats. We are calling it an upset, but it is indeed madness – dare we call it, March Madness. After the game, Badgers Forward and game-winning shot specialist Nigel Hayes … More The Badgers Have Not Created an Upset – They Have Created Madness

For the Sport and the Protest, Thank You, Colin Kaepernick.

A toned and tattoo-having football player, wearing bright red and gold colors, resembled the aspiring athletes from my home a lot. I admired his look, his football and that he was born in Wisconsin like me. His name rang a bell even before turning his neatly cut hair into an outrageous afro and collapsing to … More For the Sport and the Protest, Thank You, Colin Kaepernick.

Darren Sharper, Celebrities in Trouble, and Celebrities in Justice

Today, we begin an analysis of Darren Sharper being charged with drug and rape, and not knowing where the analysis begins makes it that much more important. A beloved football star was sentenced to 20 years in jail. I’ve already written two articles containing facts that can be mustered out of its headlines. The headline that … More Darren Sharper, Celebrities in Trouble, and Celebrities in Justice

In Review: “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

The secret organization of the escape of slaves from the American slavery that we have heard about in history textbooks takes a commanding new form of novelty in Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad.” To recount history is an enormous task, but even more so to leave the event as it is without time’s forgetfulness or … More In Review: “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead