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.
Watching the NBA today should encourage but not distract us from MLK’s larger game
Alabama and Clemson teams are defined by power, speed and quickness
If Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors don’t win the NBA title, they will be the year’s biggest loser
January and February holidays should inspire black Americans
He was small in stature, but he had the biggest heart
The real Santa lives in every house and every heart that’s open to believing in life’s goodness
This Navy cook wasn’t afraid to fight the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941
Thanksgiving rituals feed our rich diversity and our powerful and poetic promise
History has taught us that we’ll endure because we’ve seen this before
Who knows what decisions were really made during that late-game rain delay?