Six Little-Known HBCU Connections to Russell Wilson
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Six Little-Known HBCU Connections to Russell Wilson

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s resemblance to his father the late Harrison B. Wilson III is uncanny–but both men look like Russell’s grandfather Dr. Harrison B. Wilson, Jr. For more than 25 years, the HBCU community has held on to the glory of Grambling State University alumnus Doug Williams, the first African-American quarterback to play … Continue reading

A Legend Lives Next Door: Tennessee State’s Franz Holmes #MyHBCUMyStory
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A Legend Lives Next Door: Tennessee State’s Franz Holmes #MyHBCUMyStory

I have heard the old saying “if you don’t know your history, you are doomed to repeat it.” I prefer, “If you don’t know where you’ve come from, then you don’t know where you going.” Without knowing our history, it is hard to appreciate those that have paved the way for you. I have always … Continue reading