Game Changer Magic Johnson

In honor of NBA All Star weekend, we acknowledge one Mr. Magic Johnson.  As a Los Angeles Laker, he brought Showtime to the Forum, but it is his role as Continue Reading →

Game Changer Jim Brown

In the fifteenth installment of our Black History Month series, we recognize arguably the greatest football player in history, Game Changer Jim Brown.  Known for his prowess on the football Continue Reading →

Game Changer Wilma Rudolph

Our Valentine’s Day Game Changer is the woman nicknamed by the Italians “La Gazella Negra”, Wilma Rudolph.  No black female track athlete did more for the future of the sport Continue Reading →

Game Changers New York Renaissance and the ’66 Texas Western Team

In our thirteenth segment of the Game Changers series we celebrate the accomplishments of the New York Renaissance professional basketball team and the 1966 Texas Western college basketball team.  Each Continue Reading →

Game Changer Bill Russell

On his 79th birthday, we celebrate the legendary Bill Russell in our Game Changer series.  As a key component to the 50’s and 60’s era Boston Celtics, Bill Russell made Continue Reading →

Game Change Jesse Owens

On day 11 of our Game Changer series, we highlight track star Jesse Owens.  In a time when black athletes were considered less than around the world, Jesse Owens proved Continue Reading →

Game Changer Charlie Sifford

  Everyone knows Tiger Woods.  But do you know about Charlie Sifford? Charlie Sifford is best known as the  first Black golfer on the PGA Tour. Though Game Changer Joe Continue Reading →

Game Changer Joe Louis

The Brown Bomber.  Considered one of the greatest boxers of all time, Joe Louis is remembered most for his championship reign from 1937 to 1949.  He is believed to be Continue Reading →

Game Changer Althea Gibson

For the seventh day of our Black History Month Game Changer series, we highlight tennis legend Althea Gibson.  Gibson was the first black tennis player of either gender to cross Continue Reading →

Game Changer Jack Johnson

In an era where black people couldn’t drink from the same water fountain as white Americans, Jack Johnson became the first black heavyweight boxing champion of the world in 1908. Continue Reading →