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Yara Shahidi on Art, Activism, and Making Red Carpets Meaningful

Yara Shahidi says she’s nothing like Zoey Johnson, the character she plays on <i>Grown-ish</i>. “Quite honestly, I’m a square,” she tells me one recent sunny morning at a café in Pasadena. “There are a lot of story lines on the show that just wouldn’t have been touched had we gone by ‘You know what? Zoey …

Arctic Monkeys

SLAM 164: On Sale Now! | SLAMonline

Why?<p>Why, you may be asking, is Dwyane Wade, the third-leading scorer on the Miami Heat, on the cover of SLAM 164. Why, you may be asking, is Wade, …

Basketball

Dwyane Wade Has Communicated with Heat Amid Free Agency, Pat Riley Says

Miami Heat President Pat Riley said Friday that he and others within the Heat organization have been in contact with veteran guard Dwyane Wade recently.<p>When asked about the prospect of re-signing D-Wade, Riley said the following, according to Anthony Chiang of the <i>Palm Beach Post</i>:<p><i>"I haven't talked</i> …

NBA

How Technology Helped Me Cheat Dyslexia

I'm going to tell you a secret. It's something almost no one in my professional life knows. I'm dyslexic. Given that knowledge, my chosen …

Eye Tracking

The Queen Returns

After a four-year hiatus, Nicki Minaj is back with a banging album and a new outlook on life.<p>Nicki Minaj sits in a dim recording studio beneath a red fluorescent light that reads “NICKI.” But this is not her studio. It’s a rental, a sprawling, Spanish-style compound in Burbank, located on one of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Zaire Wade, son of Dwyane Wade, takes lofty pressure to be great in stride

HAMPTON, Va. – Zaire Wade fully contends that having an NBA star dad like Dwyane Wade and an actress stepmom like Gabrielle Union, who’s currently …

Photos Of NBA Star’s Wife On Vacation Are Going Viral

Dwyane Wade went through a tumultuous 2017-18 season which he started with the Chicago Bulls. Wade’s contract was eventually bought out and he joined …

Mario Chalmers comments on the LeBron James-Dwyane Wade epic Heat photo

Once he decides to hang his sneakers and retire from basketball, Mario Chalmers would probably remember his days with the Miami Heat as the best of …

Dwyane Wade wants iconic photo with LeBron James signed, framed in his house

The iconic photograph of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James from their time together on the Miami Heat may make its way onto Wade's wall sometime soon.<p>Better yet, Wade may even ask James to autograph it.<p>The Associated Press photo, which was taken from the baseline during a 2010 game at the start of the …

Basketball

Watch: Dwyane Wade Tossed Philadelphia’s Justin Anderson To Ground

Dwyane Wade played like a man possessed in the Miami Heat’s Game 2 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Wade was a major reason the Heat tied the …

#FreeMeekMill

Meek Mill loves dirt bikes the way Mick Fanning loves big waves and Jimmy Chin loves hanging off four-mile-high towers. It’s an inconvenient passion …

Crime

There's a crisis in homelessness among high school students across the US

One in 30.<p>That's what a new first-of-its-kind study found was the number of students ages 13 to 17 who have experienced homelessness in the past year. The figure represents about 700,000 young people nationwide.<p>When a student is homeless in high school, it can cause high levels of stress and …

5 Things To Expect From Dwyane Wade's Li-Ning WoW 6 Signature Sneaker

<b>words and photos // Jordan Keyser:</b><p>As Dwayne Wade’s 15th NBA season is under way, he welcomes a new journey with the Cleveland Cavaliers and a new …

NBA

LeBron James Says ‘It Just Feels Different’ When He’s On The Court With Dwyane Wade

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade aren’t teammates anymore, but there’s a lot of talk that they’d like to be again someday. James famously joined Wade in Miami to make four straight NBA Finals, winning two of them.<p>The two are close friends, but when James has moved on to Cleveland and Wade left Miami …

Dwyane Wade Rumors: Heat, Lakers, Clippers Appeal to Star Amid Cavaliers Links

Dwyane Wade is currently under contract with the Chicago Bulls, but if he reaches a buyout with the team, he could have a few options for his next destination.<p>An associate of Wade "has been telling people" the 35-year-old could end up in Miami or Los Angeles this season if the Bulls buy him out, …

“Who Does This To People?”

Lorraine Dixon is one of a growing number of women left to take care of men whose brains have been addled from years of playing football. This is the …

NBA Trade Rumors: Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and more

As we all attempt to move on from the shock of the Kyrie Irving trade, it’s easy to forget that there remains a number of big names without …

NBA

Intentional Creativity

Torrence, whose focus was on creativity, developed the Torrence Incubation Model of Creative Thinking (TIM) model.As emphasized in this video, …

Dwyane Wade is going to stay, but should come off bench this season

It was pretty much a given that Dwyane Wade was going to accept a $23.8 million player option for the 2017-18 season to remain with the Bulls. Since …

Done in the Dark

hen I woke up in the hospital room in Nevada, I couldn’t move. I couldn’t talk. I was trapped inside my own body. My throat hurt like hell. I looked …

Middle School

Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Prove Who's Boss in the Video for "LOYALTY."

The collaboration between K Dot and Rihanna finally gets the video treatment.<p>Following the gorgeous, cinematic videos for previous singles "DNA." and "ELEMENT.," Kendrick Lamar has released a visual for his single "LOYALTY.," featuring the one and only Rihanna. Akin to previous videos for songs on</i> …

Brad Pitt and Frank Ocean's friendship reached new heights at FYF Festival

When Brad Pitt first mentioned his love of Frank Ocean in an interview with <i>GQ</i>, everything felt right in the world.<p>Ocean officially embraced the …

Brad Pitt

Dwyane Wade to be honored with 'Human Spirit' award by Hall of Fame

Former Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been named one of three 2017 recipients of the Mannie Jackson Basketball's Human Spirit Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.<p>The award, according to the Hall, "honors individuals who have found the game of basketball to be a contributing …

Dwyane Wade

Hagerty built an insurance plan just for Dodge Demon owners

Trying to get a niche car insured can be a real pain in the tuchus. But when a niche insurer offers up a policy specifically for your low-volume car, it makes the whole thing a little bit easier.<p>To that end, Hagerty has created an insurance policy for owners of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. …

Dodge

My Son Is In Special Education And I Want Him To Be Challenged

By the time my younger son is midway through third grade, I realize that his academic progress has stalled. He's stuck somewhere between kindergarten and first grade.<p>School is a struggle for him. He has a language-based learning disability, which affects how long it takes for him to process new …

Education

Dwyane Wade, back from Europe, excited about NBA free agency

Dwyane Wade has returned from his fabulous European vacation (also known as the #WadeWorldTour) just in time for NBA free agency period.<p>The pair …

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s Stylish Summer Vacation Is Better Than Yours

There are plenty of power couples out there (the Beckhams, Kim and Kanye, the Obamas), but few are as fun to look at (or to follow on Instagram) as Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union. Part of it is that the duo always look like they're actually <i>enjoying</i> their power couple–dom, whether they're at …

You Have To See Gabrielle Union's Reaction To Getting A Big Gift From Hubby Dwyane Wade

The Wades' love always makes us smile.<p>Husband and wife Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are known to live the fabulous life, but it's the way they …

Gabrielle Union

Restarting the Civil Rights Movement

Ask most Americans to name the most powerful image of the civil rights movement, and it would probably be Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lincoln …

Black History