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Care & Maintenance of the Over-50 Athlete: Core Fitness

Care & Maintenance of the Over-50 Athlete: Core Fitness

When I was a kid, most of the fathers over 50 would settle into their...
Dr. James West — Inventor of the Electret Microphone

Dr. James West — Inventor of the Electret Microphone

In 1996, I published a book titled "Black Profiles in Courage." It was my take...
Bessie Coleman Helped Black Women Soar

Bessie Coleman Helped Black Women Soar

The “friendly skies” of aviation have not always been that friendly to women pilots.  Currently...
Bebop and Beyond

Bebop and Beyond

Herbie Hancock has just been awarded the 2008 Grammy award for Album of the Year...
Care & Maintenance of the Over-50 Athlete: Core Fitness

Care & Maintenance of the Over-50 Athlete: Core Fitness

When I was a kid, most of the fathers over 50 would settle into their...
Star Wars, NBA-Style

Star Wars, NBA-Style

As we approach the NBA All-Star break, we are witnessing the cumulative effect of much...
The Real History of the Light Bulb

The Real History of the Light Bulb

I’m currently writing a children’s book, What Color Is My Day? How African-American Inventors Affect...
Cypress College Students Impress Basketball Legend

Cypress College Students Impress Basketball Legend

I had the opportunity to address the students and high school guests at Cypress College...
How to Shoot a Skyhook … after 50

How to Shoot a Skyhook … after 50

The 50-plus player can still run with a younger crowd at the park or fitness...
Musicians Play Politics

Musicians Play Politics

I was honored to work with will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas at the Record...