Before yesterday, the reality was that there had never been a person in major American professional sports to discuss their being gay. With the online release of Jason Collins’ forthcoming Sports Illustrated article, that shameful reality met its overdue demise. At 34, Collins is at the sunset of a largely unremarkable 12-year NBA career during […]
Haiti. One year after reconstruction, still waiting.
The 6’1” Averyhardt recorded nine wins in collegiate competition while a student at Jackson State University, a historically black university in Jackson, Miss., where she graduated in 2008 with a degree in accounting.
The cheerleading squad at Central High School in Bridgeport says the uniforms show off too much of their midriff and say it hurts their self-esteem.
A few clicks on the Web site of Black Entertainment Television leads viewers to a short Nascar tutorial filled with information about popular drivers, racetracks and salaries.
In a recent interview, Evans repeatedly singled Jackson out for playing to the prejudices of White MMA fans, saying, “All that ‘black-on-black crime’ stuff, acting like a dog, who do you think that’s for? It’s not for [African-American fans], and you know it.”
“By hosting an HBCU Combine, our goal is to bring increased recognition to HBCU football programs and amplify the number of HBCU players on NFL rosters.”
After reaching the final round of the 2006 NCAA Tournaments, George Mason University’s applications went up 22%, alumni contributions increased 52%, and the university received $677,000,000 in free advertising.