Let Them Eat Cake: Millionaire Coach Has Little Sympathy for Hungry College Athletes

“I tell my guys all the time…you’re not the first one to spend a hungry Sunday without any money.”   And just like that, legendary University of Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops, who earned over four (4) million dollars last year in (the first year of a 8 year $39 million guaranteed contract), appears to not sympathize with the financial struggles of …

Gap Band’s Charlie Wilson Outstanding at Essence 2012

Great time hanging with fellow BTW Hornet and  Tulsan  Charlie (Last Name) Wilson of Gap Band.  He was so happly to finally headline Essence after years of playing the undercard. He certainly didn’t disappoint as he rocked a packed Superdome with ol’skool GAP Band classics like “You Dropped The Bomb on Me” and recents solo career hits like There Goes My Baby. …

Rev. Al Sharpton: 40 Years of “No Justice, No Peace!”

Enjoyed speaking with Rev. Al Sharpton backstage at the Essence Music Festival.  Among other things, Rev. Sharpton told an excited Essence crowd that President Obama needed their unwavering support and enthusiasm to win in November, that the struggle for full equality was far from over, and continue to pray and stand with the parents of Trayvone Martin who accompanied Rev. Sharpton on stage. No …