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Domestic violence: Ministry advice for pastors
Saturday, May 19, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As discussion of domestic violence persists among evangelicals, seasoned pastors and others who minister to families are advising their ministry colleagues on what to do when they encounter physical abuse in a marriage. At issue in evangelicals' discussions are controversial comments by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
 
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
 
Lincoln Highís Atwater inducted into hall of fame
Friday, April 27, 2018
James Atwater Jr. is a man a few words. When asked how he felt upon learning that he was being inducted into the Chapel Hill/Lincoln High School 2018 Hall of Fame, Atwater said, “felt good.” Atwater attended the all-black Lincoln High School in the 1950s. He was a fullback on the high school football team that went undefeated in 1957 and
 
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