A graduate of Hampton University, Jeff Rivers worked for Ebony, HBO and three daily newspapers, winning multiple awards for his columns. Jeff and his wife live in New Jersey and have two children, a son Marc and a daughter Lauren.
Our nation needs to come together, but Boston fans are the last people I’ll join hands with
Accusations against Pete Rose show a view of women that is toxic
He needs to stick to the clichés and help others do the same
They’ve got more freedom now under the rules to have some fun. Now bring on the creativity.
The IRS is a foe the boxer can’t take lightly
Willie Mays still lives in my mind as the greatest of all baseball’s players
For my father, our nation was fundamentally immoral. My mother saw a work in progress.
In our national fairy tale, curses will be ended or endured and even the stars are expendable
No matter the when, they are all making it possible for blacks to realize the true American dream
And those words, or absence of them, will be with them and us for a lifetime