Untold Stories of Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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Untold Stories of Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Can you name ten notable HBCU alumni? Of course you can! Now, name ten notable HBCU athletes and coaches. (Coach Eddie Robinson is my gift.) Did you get to ten? For many of you, the answer is no. HBCU students and alumni achieve in every field of human endeavor—including sports. A few of our athletes … Continue reading

Eight Tips For College Freshman
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Eight Tips For College Freshman

Campus is thick with excitement, nervousness and expectation. The air is fresh and full of promise. Freshman and their families are bogged down with bags and papers from financial aid, their academic advisors, and are hurriedly trying to check into the residence halls and head to Walmart to pick up their last moment items. I … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Langston University + Cheryl Miller
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Langston University + Cheryl Miller

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight Langston University Welcomes Cheryl Miller as Women’s Basketball Coach. Miller, a Hall of Fame player at Southern California and a sideline reporter for TNT, will take over a competitive program that is coming off an NAIA Championships appearance. Miller had successful tenures as coach at USC and in the WNBA for the … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | “From the Rough”+Tennessee State’s Dr. Catana Starks
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | “From the Rough”+Tennessee State’s Dr. Catana Starks

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight From the Rough premiered in theaters nationwide on April 25th. Filmed on the Dillard University campus, and starring Academy Award nominees Taraji P. Henson, a 1995 Howard University alumna and Alcorn State University‘s Michael Clarke Duncan, From the Rough is the inspirational true story of Dr. Catana Starks from Tennessee State University, who became … Continue reading

Q + A With William Broussard | Southern University AD Leads with Head, Hands and Heart
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Q + A With William Broussard | Southern University AD Leads with Head, Hands and Heart

Southern University Athletic Director William Broussard, Ph.D. is as smart as he is determined. As one of the nation’s most successful ADs, the 35 years young Broussard ushered the Jaguars to regular season and conference championships in football and men’s and women’s basketball. All the while, he’s successfully increased fundraising and leveraged his journalism background to garner … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | North Carolina Central University Men’s Basketball
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | North Carolina Central University Men’s Basketball

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight MEAC Champions North Carolina Central University Eagles, Take Flight in First NCAA Tournament Appearance. The North Carolina Central University Eagles just won their first conference championship since joining Division I in 2011, beating Morgan State on Saturday, March 15th, 71-62 for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title. As MEAC regular-season and tournament champions, the Eagles … Continue reading