Muhammad started Veteran Freshman in college, choosing a name that speaks to a notion he’s seen many times: artists who are huge in their hometown but who have no fans to speak of elsewhere.
Ochester is part of a handful of entrepreneurs who’ve done what seemed impossible just 15 years ago: He’s making a living selling a commodity that was all but written off as old technology in the 1980s.
Both have been in the business of musical entertainment for over three decades. But there’s no doubt that without the influence of the latter, the former would not be where she is today.
It’s totally possible that Michael Sam’s slowly but surely making queer people sports fans: learning rules, checking scores, researching his draft prospects, etc. But this week is his week (we’re hoping) to be the first openly gay NFL player drafted into the league. It’s pretty thrilling, actually, on par with Jason Collins’ openness and barrier [...]