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Graduation rates for bowl-bound teams up slightly
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The overall graduation rates for athletes on bowl-bound FBS football programs continue to climb, though the disparity in the rates between white and African-American players widened slightly, according to a study released on Monday. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics and Sport shows in its report that the overall football Graduation Success Rate is up
Howard dance line wins contest
Monday, December 3, 2018
CINCINNATI – It’s official. The Howard University Ooh La La! dance line reigns supreme, winning the second annual HBCU Dance #RadiantDanceOff Contest presented by The Radiant Collection from Procter & Gamble. This year, the Ooh La La! dance line competed against 19 HBCU schools nationwide to win $20,000 and custom uniforms created by Briana
John P. Kee throws party for Rance Allen
Sunday, December 2, 2018
CHARLOTTE – John P. Kee really knows how to throw a party. Recently, the legendary recording artist threw a concert celebrating the 70th birthday of his mentor and gospel icon, Bishop Rance Allen. Kee hosted Jason Nelson, Yolanda DeBerry, Isaiah Templeton, Shawn Bigby and Zeeksong for a spirited and packed-out concert at his New Life Fellowship
Eagles storm back for last gasp win
Sunday, December 2, 2018
DURHAM – North Carolina Central trailed by as many as 11 in the second half before putting together a 10-2 run over the final 90 seconds to snatch a 67-66 win over McNeese State on Saturday. Eleven points is the largest second-half deficit NCCU (4-5) has overcome since trailing by 12 in a 59-52 win at Hampton on Jan. 19, 2015, and the largest overall
Schewel discusses Durham’s future in ‘fireside’ chat
Friday, November 30, 2018
DURHAM – Mayor Steve Schewel discussed Durham’s future during a “fireside” chat with about 200 residents Wednesday. Some of the topics were the Durham-Orange Light Rail project, gentrification, affordable housing, increasing wages, and supporting minority-owned businesses. The event was held in partnership with WeWork, which opened
When will NCCU women win a game?
Thursday, November 29, 2018
The CIAA released its TV broadcast schedule last week. Ten games will appear on Aspire TV. Now here’s the thing: eight of the 10 are tournament games; only two are regular season. Johnson C. Smith at Fayetteville State on Feb. 9, and Elizabeth City State at Virginia State Feb. 16. No Virginia Union, which is the defending champ, or Shaw, which has
At Mother Emanuel, S.C. Baptists seek racial unity
Thursday, November 29, 2018
CHARLESTON, S.C. – About 300 worshipers filled the sanctuary of historic Mother Emanuel Church last month for a session of South Carolina Baptists' annual meeting, held at the site of the 2015 massacre of nine black worshipers by a self-avowed white supremacist. An overflow crowd of 400 watched from closed-circuit TV at the nearby Citadel Square
Virginia Union women remain undefeated
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Virginia Union women remain undefeated after sweeping three Florida teams over the weekend: Palm Beach Atlantic, Nova Southeastern and Barry universities. The Panthers will compete in the Winston-Salem State Red-White Classic this weekend, but won’t play the Rams. WOMEN N.C. Central (0-6) The Lady Eagles are still seeking their first win after an
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Second-half rally lifts SAU women past Claflin

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Raleigh man signs first record deal at 74

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Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

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