One of Grambling State University’s most distinguished athletes, Ernie “Big Cat” Ladd, was posthumously inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame on Feb.
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (Special from The Washington Informer and New America Media) – Just a handful of years after the tumultuous, racially
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Legendary ... Franklin Avenue Baptist Church host Fatherhood & Family Summit
NEW ORLEANS, LA – New York Knicks Assistant General Manager and former two-time NBA All-Star Allan Houston, along with award winning journalist & CEO of Starfish Media Group Soledad O’Brien, ... Breaking the Line tackles the Black athlete phenoms in college football
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer It’s a book that should be required reading for all prospective and current Black college football players. Samuel G. Freedman is the author of a book titled Breaking ... GSU to pay Jackson State for lost revenue
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner) – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Nov. 13 that it plans to assist Jackson State University with an undisclosed amount ... Purple Knights celebrate Golden Moment in History
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer 50 years ago. Half a century. The latter sounds longer ago than the former. For one fall weekend, it seemed like only yesterday to a group of mostly ... Hornets become Pelicans
By Christoper Tidmore Contributing Writer The New Orleans Hornets basketball team was re-dubbed the Pelicans, in an announcement by the team’s new majority owner Tom Benson on Thursday. Shreveport twins say, ‘Make room, Venus & Serena’
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer They are already being compared to Venus and Serena Williams, just in different sports. Actually, a variety of sports. Jocelyn Walker and Chelsey Walker ... An Analysis-Are Pres. Obama and other trailblazers victims of the ‘first Black’ syndrome?
(Special from New America Media and Loop21) – Adulation and the perks of celebrity should accompany becoming the first of your race or ethnic group to achieve international acclaim or ...
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