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  • Chico Norwood: African American Women Dominate American Tennis

    May 28, 14 by Chico C. Norwood 1 Comment

    *With the opening of the French Open this week in Paris the theme made famous more than 30 years ago by the cigarette company “Virginia Slims” resonates – “You’ve Come a Long Way Baby.” No where is this statement truer than in American tennis. For the first time in history, American women’s tennis is dominated […]

  • The 30th Olympiad: The Bradley Effect in Action

    Aug 11, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The world’s greatest sporting event owes a huge debt of gratitude to one man—the late Tom Bradley, the former mayor of Los Angeles. As the 30th Olympiad in modern times draws to a close in London, it would be remiss not to mention Tom Bradley and the impact he had and continues to have on […]

  • Chico Norwood: Only Small Inquiring Minds Would Find Fault with Gabby’s Hair

    Aug 9, 12 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., urged that we be judged by the content of our character instead of the color of our skin.  I ask the question, why is Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas being judged not by the perfection of her talent and performance but by the condition of her hair? Particularly, by those who should […]

  • Chico Norwood: Kids, Society & Civility

    Jun 28, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The taunting and bullying of a 68 year-old grandmother by Greece, NY, middle school students has once again opened the eyes of the country to the lack of civility in our society. Sure, they’ve offered empty apologizes, token gestures, because they are embarrassed and hope and/or believe that by saying “I’m sorry” legal action will […]

  • It’s Time for African Americans to Step Up In the Fight For Life

    Jun 19, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *According to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” the response to Robin Robert’s announcement that she was suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a rare syndrome also known as preleukemia, and needed a bone marrow transplant, has been tremendous.  “Good Morning America” broadcast that registration with the National Marrow Donor Program had gone up 1000 percent in […]