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Jay-Z and Beyoncé are following a rich tradition
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Hip-hop culture is about transformation. It is more than a global genre of music. Hip-hop is a transcendent cultural phenomena that speaks to the soul, mind, body and spirit of what it means to dare to change the world into a better place. Hip-hop is not just about acquiring funds or “stacking paper.” It is also about giving back. I have
 
FILM REVIEW: San Andreas
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
If you live in California, a major earthquake is your worst nightmare. The thought of a 9.5 quake is almost unimaginable and terrifying. Quick, stand under a doorway or hide under a desk; it's coming and the aftermath is not all that pretty in San Andreas. This adrenaline-pumping movie turns a nightmare into big screen reality as it takes the disaster film
 
Time to throw some political punches
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
For the past 50 years, most of our conversations and efforts have been centered on politics. Reminiscent of Reconstruction, when blacks occupied political office for the first time, many of our politicians are just figureheads, toothless tigers, and lackeys for the establishment. Many of them are simply “employed” and are only concerned about
 
Suicide among black children on the rise
Sunday, May 24, 2015
The suicide rate among black children has doubled within the last two decades, while the suicide rates among white children has decreased, according to a new report. The study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, examined the suicides of children from the ages of 5-11 from 1993 to 2012 and saw an unfortunate new trend for black children under the age
 
Falcons win 3rd straight outdoor title
Saturday, May 23, 2015
ALLENDALE, Mich. – Saint Augustine’s University displayed its superior depth once again in winning a third consecutive men’s national crown at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday. The Falcons have claimed 36 men's and women's indoor and outdoor titles overall under legendary head coach George Williams,
 
Lincoln inducts 8 into HOF
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Former Lincoln sports information director Rob Knox is one of eight individuals to be inducted into the Lions Athletic Hall of Fame on Sept. 18. This is the third class for the HOF, which now holds 24 members. Knox was SID from 2004-09. Five players were featured in Sports Illustrated under his tutelage. He helped Lincoln transition from Division III to
 
Duke, NCCU go live
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The SIAC is No. 1 once again. The HBCU conference had the highest football attendance among the NCAA Division II conferences for the 12th straight year. “We take great pride in our incredible support our fans provide our member schools and student-athletes,” Commissioner Gregory Moore said. “The emotional connections which our schools
 
NCCU success comes with a tag
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Success always comes with a price. That’s the message North Carolina Central coaches and administrators will try to get across to alumni, fans and the business community this summer as a successful 2014-15 season draws to a close. Some already have gotten the message. Athletics Director Ingrid Wicker-McCree said sponsorships and fundraising are at
 
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Jay-Z and Beyoncé are following a rich tradition

Hip-hop culture is about transformation. It is more than a global genre of music. Hip-hop is a

FILM REVIEW: San Andreas

If you live in California, a major earthquake is your worst nightmare. The thought of a 9.5

Time to throw some political punches

For the past 50 years, most of our conversations and efforts have been centered on politics.