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2018: The best of HBCU sports
Friday, December 28, 2018
The 2018 HBCU sports season was another banner year. There were the usual surprises, exultations and disappointments, and a team that stood above all the rest. 10. Reversal of fortune. Morehouse men’s basketball team won its first 18 games and was ranked No. 1 in the South Region for the first time in program history. The Maroon Tigers finished the
 
2019 NCAA Inspiration Award: Shaquem Griffin
Thursday, December 27, 2018
An amputated hand did not hinder Shaquem Griffin’s potential — it strengthened it. At age 4, his left hand was removed due to extreme pain triggered by amniotic band syndrome, which he had suffered in the womb. The day after surgery, Griffin was already playing two-on-two street football. Freed of the unusable extremity, he instantaneously
 
Can women be head coaches of NFL teams?
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
This is a man’s world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl … (speaking in my James Brown voice). Sure, we are on the sidelines as cheerleaders, owners, reporters and such, but there has never been a female head coach manning the sidelines in any male professional sport. There’s always a first time for everything. Well,
 
Former Little League star Mo’ne Davis signs with Hampton
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
HAMPTON, Va. – A record-setter from the 2014 Little League World Series for South Philadelphia Little League, Mo’ne Davis has signed her National Letter of Intent to play softball for Hampton University next fall. “It’s my pleasure to welcome Mo’ne Davis to our ‘Home by The Sea,’ ” Hampton President William
 
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National School Choice Week

Time: 5:30 p.m. The week is nonpartisan and

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Wilmington Race Riot

Time: 12:30 p.m. Historian LeRae Umfleet,

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African American Theater Preview

Time: 7 p.m. The Triangle Friends of African

Latest News

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Eagles lone bright spot for Triangle HBCUs

Virginia Union senior guard Rejoice Spivey last week became the Panthers all-time assist leader

NC group promotes diversity among nature lovers

ASHEVILLE – Western North Carolina's rich public lands are open to all, and a new group

Durham Tech expands Phail Wynn Scholarship

DURHAM – Durham Technical Community College has surpassed the $100,000 SunTrust Foundation