The rivalry: A look back in time

By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer The annual Grambling-Southern football clash has become — after decades of triumph and tribulation, challenges and successes —arguably the premier

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NFL Spotlight HBCUs’ contribution

(EURWeb) — In December 2016, the NFL joined the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) at the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl

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Adjusting, after getting hurt, is a tough hurdle
By Allana Barefield Contributing Writer The stadium was crowded. Fans were screaming at the top of their lungs rooting for the players on the field. Then, suddenly silence. A deafening silence.
Ladd inducted into Black College HOF
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. 28.
Kevin Ollie, head coach of the University of Connecticut’s men’s basketball team who won the NCAA Division I title this past season. Ollie, a former UConn player, became head coach in 2012. Photo courtesy of The Washington Informer
The disappearance of the Black coach: African Americans shut out of college basketball
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (Special from The Washington Informer and New America Media) – Just a handful of years after the tumultuous, racially charged era of the 1960s, George­town coach ...
Scholarship to honor memory of legendary N.O. coach and mentor
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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 ...
Attending St. Augustine High School’s Reunion Week, were members of the 1963 football team and coaching staff that were the first to capture a State Championship title for the school. From left to right, first row: Assistant Coach Otis Washington, McArthur McLaughlin, Ernest Irving, John Roussell, John Walker, Alvin Lee, Coach Eddie Flint, second row, Noel Fouche, Glenn Alexander, Alfred Jenkins, Charles Richard, Ellsworth McKendall, Jayson Blunt; third row, Sam Castle, Trainer Eric Fobbs, Charles Manego, Irvin Hawthorne, Danny Bakewell, Sidney Logan, Anthony Lowery and Walter Goodwin.
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 ...

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