TRANSCENDING GENERATIONS: THE LEGACY OF THE BLACK OLYMPIC ATHLETE

A common theme in the 2016 film Race, which explores the rise of the iconic track and field athlete (and personal hero of mine) Jesse Owens, is that sports and sportsmanship are above politics. This was clear this summer in Rio when the IOC allowed 10 refugee athletes to compete under the Olympic flag: a…

Afro-nuggets with Chi

THE AFRICAN PRINCESS: SARAH FORBES BONETTA       Sarah Forbes Bonetta (originally named Aina) was a princess of the Egbado clan of the Yoruba people. She is best known as being the god-daughter of Queen Victoria of Great Britain. However, the charmed life which she came to live had very tragic origins. Sarah was born…