Tag: Lebron James

Nike Has a Problem with Hiring and Promoting Women and Minorities to Senior Levels

Nike Inc.’s HR Chief Monique Matheson informed employees on Wednesday that the company has failed in both promoting and hiring women and minorities to senior-level positions. But this is not surprising as Nike’s executive leadership team is predominantly white and male. Mark Parker, the company’s chairman, president and CEO since…

Kobe Bryant Wins Oscar, Takes Dig at Fox News Host

Former NBA Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, along with animator Glen Keane, won the Oscaron Sunday night for best animated short film for “Dear Basketball.” The film is based on a poem Bryant wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from his basketball career. During their acceptance speech, Keane said, “Whatever…

'N-Word' Sprayed on LeBron James' L.A. Home

The “n-word” spray-painted on LeBron James’ home serves as a reminder that “racism will always be a part of America,” the NBA superstar said. According to Los Angeles police spokeswoman Norma Eisenman, shortly after dawn on Wednesday it was reported that a racial slur was on the front gate of…