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The Week That Was Dec. 3-6

Grandoozy – Rock Stage – Friday Culture

Black artists get the noms, but not necessarily the trophies at Grammy Awards

Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B and their fans shouldn’t get hopes up if Grammys history is any indication

1995 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals Game 3: Orlando Magic vs. Chicago Bulls Culture

Penny Hardaway on the time Michael Jordan wore Air Flight Ones over his own Concord 11s

It’s the only time that Jordan wore another player’s shoe in an NBA game

Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Night School” – Red Carpet Culture

About Kevin Hart and that Oscar-hosting job: short-lived, it turns out!

It’s [still] a thankless job, and now the comedian’s not doing it

Kyler Murray Sports

Heisman Trophy history: three quarterbacks of color

Does this mean black quarterbacks are finally getting the respect they deserve?

Michelle Obama Promotes Her New Book In New York City Culture

Michelle Obama, Gabrielle Union, Cardi B and Kim Porter

Turn private truths about black mothers into public realities that need to be heard

New Orleans Saints v Baltimore Ravens Sports

It’s time we modify old adage ‘Defense wins championships’

‘Offense or defense wins championships. Oh, yeah, and don’t forget about special teams.’

Washington Football Legends Scholarship Gala HBCU

‘College Football Awards’ show recognizes HBCUs’ football greatness

Doug Williams, Tarik Cohen, Jerry Rice talk about these colleges being havens for athletes for generations

Grandoozy – Rock Stage – Friday Culture

Black artists get the noms, but not necessarily the trophies at Grammy Awards

Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B and their fans shouldn’t get hopes up if Grammys history is any indication

Antoine Bethea HBCU

Cardinals’ Antoine Bethea bet on himself — and it paid off

An underdog who is now a Super Bowl champion tells his story in new autobiography

Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Night School” – Red Carpet Culture

About Kevin Hart and that Oscar-hosting job: short-lived, it turns out!

It’s [still] a thankless job, and now the comedian’s not doing it

Memphis Grizzlies v Houston Rockets Sports

Rockets rookie Gary Clark relishing chance to learn from his mentor, Chris Paul

The man who replaced Melo in Houston is leaning on his other legendary point guard

Michelle Obama Promotes Her New Book In New York City Culture

Michelle Obama, Gabrielle Union, Cardi B and Kim Porter

Turn private truths about black mothers into public realities that need to be heard

Orlando Magic v Phoenix Suns Sports

Suns’ Josh Jackson diary: When life hands you lemons

Forced to find a new home and dealing with losses, Jackson is keeping things in perspective

Washington Football Legends Scholarship Gala HBCU

‘College Football Awards’ show recognizes HBCUs’ football greatness

Doug Williams, Tarik Cohen, Jerry Rice talk about these colleges being havens for athletes for generations

Presidents Cup Preview Sports

Jogging with President George H.W. Bush

Conversations about family, sports and Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’

Antoine Bethea HBCU

Cardinals’ Antoine Bethea bet on himself — and it paid off

An underdog who is now a Super Bowl champion tells his story in new autobiography

Houston Rockets v Brooklyn Nets Culture

Melo remains quiet about NBA future but has sights set on new fashion line

The streets wanted more, and Anthony hopes to deliver with his new brand

Memphis Grizzlies v Houston Rockets Sports

Rockets rookie Gary Clark relishing chance to learn from his mentor, Chris Paul

The man who replaced Melo in Houston is leaning on his other legendary point guard

DurantSF Sports

Kevin Durant is enjoying ‘big city’ life in San Francisco

The Warriors’ coveted free agent-to-be says he wanted to learn more about the city

Orlando Magic v Phoenix Suns Sports

Suns’ Josh Jackson diary: When life hands you lemons

Forced to find a new home and dealing with losses, Jackson is keeping things in perspective

Guangzhou Long-Lions v Washington Wizards HBCU

Tiwian Kendley wants to be Morgan State’s next great NBA player

He’s still learning — and scoring — as a starter for the Capital City Go-Go

Golden Globe Nominees

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