Hopefully, our anger over the child abuse allegations at Penn State will result in badly needed reforms. But we should productively channel our outrage about violence against women, too.
One expert watched the Super Bowl ads in February and was dismayed by their lack of diversity and sensitivity. Three months of intensive research later, he's taking on Madison Avenue.
The Mark Sanchez sensation in New York just might shed some light on the Hispanics who came before him in pro football.
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.
When Tony Elliott died earlier this week, he took with him stories of crime and drug addiction that he'd used to help warn children about the dangers of drug use, writes Richard Lapchick.
Mychal Bell of the "Jena Six" is back in jail, but there is hope for a second chance in the lessons of the past, writes Richard Lapchick.
Concerns over the possibility of a racial bias in the calls made by its officials shouldn't detract from the NBA's diversity successes, 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.
Lovie Smith's success with the Bears is one of the encouraging developments as Richard Lapchick releases the latest Racial and Gender Report Card.
There was never doubt Tagliabue wanted to increase opportunities for African-Americans in league and team leadership roles.
Richard Lapchick says the NFL should hire Reggie Williams as its next commissioner if it wants to make the world a better place.
Richard Lapchick says many sports in America are missing a marvelous marketing opportunity with Asian athletes.
Richard Lapchick says the ownership group with the strongest minority representation should be baseball's choice to buy the Nationals.
Eight out of the nine African-American NFL and Div. I-A head coaches won this past weekend -- a sign of better things to come, hopefully.
Richard Lapchick has the numbers: The NBA and WNBA lead the way in the push for diversity in hiring practices.