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NCCU coaching tree branches out
Friday, May 25, 2018
Cleo Hill Jr. became the fourth North Carolina Central alumnus to gain a head-coaching job at an HBCU in the Triangle/Triad area. Hill was officially named Winston-Salem State’s men’s basketball coach on May 21, a place his father, Cleo Hill Sr., helped make famous as a player and teammate of Earl “the Pearl” Monroe. Ironically,
HBCU football news
Thursday, May 24, 2018
North Carolina A&T graduate Brandon Parker inked a four-year deal with the Oakland Raiders. Parker was taken by Oakland in the third round of the NFL Draft. He was the MEAC offensive lineman of the year for three straight seasons. SWAC Media Day More SWAC fans will be able to watch the annual football media day in July. The event, held at the
Hampton fans cheated in football schedule
Friday, May 18, 2018
Hampton University has released its 2018 football schedule, and it’s a doozy – of a snoozefest. The Pirates, under new coach Robert Prunty, will play an 11-game nonconference schedule as it leaves the MEAC for the Big South Conference on July 1. Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past six months, you’ll know that the
SAUís Hall named scholar-athlete of the year
Friday, May 18, 2018
Suzette McQueen, CIAA senior associate commissioner for external relations and strategic marketing, has been appointed to the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics. Her term will begin on Sept. 1. Virginia Union men’s golf team placed third in the Division II division and ninth overall at last weekend’s PGA Minority Collegiate Golf
False equivalences used to deny paying college athletes
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
I recently walked away from a town hall session sponsored by the National Association of Black Journalists scratching my bald head. I was miffed and a bit bemused to hear panelists conclude that it was probably unreasonable to think about paying college athletes. Their rationale was the same I have heard echoed by others who argue that the biggest challenge
Southernís Pugh heads to rival
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Longtime Southern women’s basketball coach Sandy Pugh has moved her pumps over to rival Prairie View A&M. Pugh led the Jaguars for 18 seasons and produced four SWAC Tournament championships, four NCAA Tournament berths and four NIT appearances, and over 300 victories. "PV is at the forefront of everything in our conference. The growth has just
What's up with the NFL's HBCU love fest?
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Historically black colleges have been a rising topic of conversation in pop culture over the last few years, and thankfully, not all of the discussion has been around HBCU campuses dealing with negative elements of higher education. People, and mostly black folks, are talking about HBCUs with a slowly building sense of optimism about what they offer to
VUUís Johnson named top guard
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Former Virginia Union standout Kiana Johnson was named the top guard in Finland by Eurobasket.com. Johnson averaged 17.4 points per game and led the Tapiolan Honka in 3-pointers. She was also named to the All-Finland Women’s Team. Johnson was the 2016 NCAA Division II women’s basketball player of the year. She scored a school-record 905 points
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NCCU coaching tree branches out

Cleo Hill Jr. became the fourth North Carolina Central alumnus to gain a head-coaching job at an

Study: Growing wealth gap between seniors and families

DURHAM – The wealth gap between households of seniors and those with children has

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