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N.C. A&TíS Holland gets hall induction
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Al Holland, a standout pitcher at N.C. A&T, will be inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in June. Holland, also a World Series champion, will join seven others in the HOF class in Lubbock, Texas. “This class features players and coaches with some incredible superlatives,” said Mike Gustafson, executive director of the
 
Tragic losses in HBCU community
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
It was a tough week for Triangle HBCU schools. Former Shaw sports information director Ronnie Holloway passed away after complications from a heart attack. Ronnie was the SID from 1995 to 2002 and was one of a few people who was nice to CC when we arrived in 1998. He’s the third person from Shaw that we actually liked that has died. First was
 
Female grads face tough job market
Monday, March 30, 2015
RALEIGH – Resumes and job searches are tops on the minds of thousands of upcoming graduates from North Carolina colleges and universities. And while that first job can be tough for anyone to get, multiple studies indicate it's that much harder for women. Rachel Elahee is a psychologist and life management coach for professional women who said some of
 
American Underground talks Black Wall Street
Monday, March 30, 2015
DURHAM – The Bull City is known for its notable and historical African-American business presence. Parts of downtown is oftentimes referred to as Black Wall Street as it was one of the first places in America where blacks were financially and entrepreneurially prosperous. Clothing company RUNAWAY, in conjunction with American Underground at Main,
 
Young, gifted, black and abused
Monday, March 30, 2015
In the course of one week, we witnessed the burden of being young, gifted and black. First, Little League baseball phenom Mo’ne Davis was insulted by a white college baseball player who called the abundantly talented young girl a “slut” in a tweet in response to news that Disney was planning to make a movie about her incredible rise to
 
Spring ball begins in Aggieland
Friday, March 27, 2015
GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T head football coach Rod Broadway used the snowy winter months to stay inside and study the 2014 season. As he studied film after film of his team winning nine games and a share of the MEAC title, there were some disturbing things that stood out. Now that the snow is gone and the sun is perched high, it is time for
 
Beyond survival: life after rape
Friday, March 27, 2015
WASHINGTON – “On May 15, 1995, two men ran up behind me as I approached my apartment building, and one of them pointed a gun at my head. In the hour that followed, I was blindfolded, gagged, tied facedown to my bed, and raped by both.” Eight years after that horror, Lori Robinson published those words as an introduction to her guidebook
 
Bowie women take bowling title
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Bowie State women won their fifth CIAA bowling championship in school history. The Bulldogs defeated Virginia State 4-1. Ambrianna Bankston and Shayla Lightfoot were named co-MVPs. “When we play Virginia State, it is always a battle,” BSU coach Kenneth Scott said. “We bring our A game, and they bring their A game. It’s a matter of
 
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N.C. A&TíS Holland gets hall induction

Al Holland, a standout pitcher at N.C. A&T, will be inducted into the National College

Tragic losses in HBCU community

It was a tough week for Triangle HBCU schools. Former Shaw sports information director Ronnie

Female grads face tough job market

RALEIGH – Resumes and job searches are tops on the minds of thousands of upcoming