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Watch This Teaser for LeBron James' 'Shut Up and Dribble'

The clip features former Chicago Bulls player Craig Hodges as he pushes President George H.W. Bush to address systemic poverty in Black communities.

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LeBron James Spins Pundit's Insult Into Sports Activism Docuseries

Showtime’s “Shut Up and Dribble,” which counts the NBA superstar among its executive producers, will explore the history of the NBA and activism.

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Octavia Spencer-Led Series on Madam C.J. Walker Coming to Netflix

The beauty mogul built a hair care empire and became the first Black female millionaire. 

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Cavs, Warriors Agree On One Thing: Skipping White House

LeBron James: “I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants the invite anyway. So it won’t be Golden State or Cleveland going.”

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WATCH: 'Rise Up' Goes Behind the Scenes of Key Civil Rights Movement Campaigns

The upcoming HISTORY documentary special explores the moments that dismantled legal segregation.

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Racists Attack Smithsonian, LeBron James' Home

Visitors found a noose at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the same day that someone vandalized Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James’ home with racist graffiti.

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Fat Joe: At Hip-Hop's Creation, 'There Was a Latino Right There'

The Bronx MC spoke to The Root ahead of tonight’s episode of TV One’s “Unsung,” which documents his rise to stardom.

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LeBron James, Antoine Fuqua to Develop Muhammad Ali Doc for HBO

The late boxer and social justice activist’s family will partner with James and Fuqua to develop the still-untitled documentary.

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Shannon Sharpe Calls Out Phil Jackson for LeBron James 'Posse' Comments

Both James and Sharpe addressed the anti-Black sentiment behind Jackson’s controversial comments.

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WATCH: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and More Open ESPYs With Anti-Violence Plea

Dwyane Wade: “The racial profiling has to stop. The shoot to kill mentality has to stop. Not seeing the value of Black and Brown bodies has to stop.”

Tamir Rice’s Mother Speaks Out About the Non-Indictment

She says the prosecutor was biased and that there has been little consistent support from local clergy.

LeBron James on NBA Finals Loss: 'It Hurts and it Eats at You'

After what many call an extraordinary performance, the Cleveland Cavs star describes how much loss stings. 

LeBron James, Brooklyn Nets Wear 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts in Front of Royals

Another game-day protest.

LeBron James' Reunion With Cleveland Touches on Midwest's 'Brain Drain'

He’s coming home.

Here's 16-Year-Old LeBron James Talking About How Good He Is at Basketball

He’s been dominating since homeroom.

LeBron James Gives Mom a Shout Out From White House: 'Mama, I made it!'

LeBron James presented Obama with an autographed basketball and had a special message for his ‘mama.’

Dwyane Wade Tells Oprah Maturity Helped Him Step Back and let LeBron James Be the Best Player in the World

Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat’s All-Star shooting guard, says maturity helped him step back and give LeBron James enough space to “move back a little bit and let this guy, who is the best player in the world become the best player in the world.”

Miami Heat Tweets Team Pic of Hoodies To Support Trayvon Martin

LeBron James tweeted the picture Friday morning.

Pre-Teen Calls Out LeBron James: 'Why Won't You Play in the Dunk Contest' [Video]

This young man from Portland, Oregon has a message for LeBron James: “Don’t let my Saturday night go to waste, man.”

The White World of Sports Journalism

Dexter Rogers takes a break from covering January’s big games to ask how the press box became a bastion of white privilege.