Stories by Jesse

Muhammad Ali, a Hero of Our Time

This past weekend, the Muhammad Ali Center awarded football great and courageous civil rights advocate Jim Brown and Bill Russell its Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award. [...]

OP-ED: Michael Sam Stands Tall

“I’m a football player, and I’m gay.” With those words, Michael Sam, an All-American defensive end from the University of Missouri, demonstrated courage far beyond [...]

MLK, a Drum Major for Justice

As I went from event to event Monday celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King, I was struck by both the tribute and the distortion. [...]