Nelson Mandela personally motivated me and many other civil rights activists. Let's hope his legacy continues to inspire unity, Richard Lapchick writes.
The hirings of Charlie Strong at Louisville and Mike London at Virginia represent great progress for college football.
From academics to Title IX to civil rights, the late Myles Brand did his best to keep intercollegiate athletics on the right path.
In December, Richard Lapchick issued a call to action to address the appalling lack of opportunity for minority coaches in college sports. The state of Oregon apparently heard that call.
Some might be surprised that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is in high demand as a speaker at anti-Semitism events. Those close to him, though, know how well he understands the cause.
Soccer great Lilian Thuram retired from competition last year, but he hasn't stopped working to right the racial wrongs in France.
The number of African-American head coaches in college football is shrinking, while the gap in graduation rates is widening. It's time for drastic action, writes Richard Lapchick.
His name might not be widely known now, but Darryl Hill carried a heavy burden when he broke the color barrier for African-American athletes in the ACC, writes Richard Lapchick.
Georgia Tech's Eddie McAshan didn't get to play in the 1972 Liberty Bowl, but he broke down barriers nonetheless for players who followed.