The Undefeated

I don’t remember when it started. But I’ll always remember when she called for the end, in writing. As far as I know, only the two of us knew. It went on for months, mainly at school but sometimes...
Clyde Foster came of age in Alabama in the 1950s, a place and time so oppressive for African Americans that a former Nazi rocket scientist stood out as a figure of racial moderation. Foster’s father worked at a Birmingham iron...
By Lonnae O'Neal, The Undefeated Let’s get straight to it. Let’s analyze what happened with Serena Williams in the US Open finals using that funky white privilege math. You have to be twice as good, but half as mad. Get it? When...
Uncle Drew? It features Kyrie Irving’s dream cast. The Boston Celtics All-Star was thrilled to work alongside, and play with and against, some of his hoops heroes. “Reggie Miller, Lisa Leslie, Shaq and C. Webb … those four legends,...
Monday, LeBron James celebrated what he calls the greatest moment of his life with the opening of his I Promise elementary school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. The school is geared specifically toward at-risk youth — many of...
There’s a school of thought — well, foolish thought — that black fathers don’t spend enough time with their children, nor do they even care to be involved in the lives of their kids. That way of thinking is,...
If you follow any historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs) on social media, chances are your feeds are full of caps and gowns. Graduation season is upon us and will last through the end of May. Congratulations AAMU graduates and...
It wasn’t exactly Muhammad Ali in the streets of Zaire in 1974, but hearing the Saturday Night Live crowd chant Eddie Murphy’s name was surreal. The greatest living comedian returned to the SNL stage he helped save for the...
By Jeff Rivers, The Undefeated This time of year, black people all over America come together to celebrate Juneteenth: June 19, 1865. That was the day black slaves in Galveston, Texas, were told the Union had held. The South had...
By Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Manuel, Special to The Undefeated “Hey, Mom, where are all the people who look like me?” I was 12 years old, and for the first time in my young life, I had begun to realize I...