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Dazie Williams wants Michael Jordan and the Nike brand to publicly acknowledge the violence that ensues when Air Jordans are released.

Fresh off the heels of Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Justice or Else rally and calls for a boycott of Christmas shopping, many African-Americans are looking for…

MyFoxHouston.com reports that local Houston activists demand lower prices and more accessible Jordan sneakers.

Nike has re-signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to an endorsement deal Friday, nearly four years after dropping him amid his legal troubles. Nike originally signed Vick as a rookie in 2001, and later terminated his contract in August 2007 after pleading guilty to dog fighting. Read More

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  via:eurweb Now that Nike has officially resigned Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who was convicted and served 21 months in federal prison for dogfighting, it’s not surprising to learn that some folks aren’t the least bit happy about it. That fact became clear when a Facebook campaign was started to boycott Nike and any […]

  via:eurweb Lee has lately focused on documentary work with two films about post-Katrina New Orleans for HBO. But he had designs on biopics about Jackie Robinson – the Brooklyn Dodgers slugger who broke baseball’s color line – and soul icon James Brown. And he was in discussions a while back for a sequel to […]

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With the New York Stock Exchange for a backdrop, the United States Ryder Cup captain, Corey Pavin, rounded out his 12-man team Tuesday with three safe blue-chip choices and one initial public offering with some real upside potential.