White Folks’ Fear and Loathing in Charlotte’s CIAA Tournament

Sherrell Dorsey writes in the Charlotte Agenda this week about the implicit and explicit racial dynamics surrounding the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament in Charlotte. Among her incredible analysis of the city’s quiet racial attitudes, she breaks down the weekly demographic shift in a frank way, and from a global perspective.
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What’s In a Name? For NC Legislators, a Chance to Marginalize HBCUs

Two years ago, the New York Times editorial board told the nation that the state of North Carolina was burning on every key policy and social issue that had come to represent progressive southern politics, thanks to the political shift of the governor’s office and the state congress to GOP control.
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Annual Retool Your School Program Returns to Benefit HBCU Campuses

On Wednesday, February 3rd, The Home Depot reaffirmed its commitment to HBCUs by announcing its 2016 Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program. Now in its seventh year, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer utilizes the program to offer Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) the opportunity to apply for grants that provide sustainable renovations to their campuses.
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At MLK breakfast, Graham reflects on his ‘complex’ path toward forgiveness

This post was originally published on this site Seven months after a white supremacist gunned down nine black worshipers inside a Charleston, S.C., church, former N.C. Sen. Malcolm Graham said he is still struggling to understand the violence of that day, which claimed the life of his oldest sister, Charleston librarian Cynthia Hurd. Speaking Monday […]

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Corrine Brown introduces bill to boost HBCU funding

Representative Corrine Brown, an alumnus of Florida A & M, has a clear understanding of the importance of historically black colleges and universities, and to that end, her Land Grant Opportunity Act, introduced on Monday, is intended to redress funding inequities. 
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Why HBCUs Matter: By The Numbers

Black graduates of historically black colleges and universities feel more attached to the mission of, and relationships forged at their schools than black graduates of predominantly white institutions, according to a survey of more than 55,000 African American college graduates released yesterday by Gallup.
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Are School Shootings Killing HBCUs?

College homecomings and encouraging studies about African Americans graduating from high school being more likely to attend college than other races, was over shadowed by more school shootings and other violence on or near Historically Black Colleges and Universities. 
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CIAA Football Players and Coach of the Week #8

Thomas added three more interceptions in a 17-10 homecoming win over Shaw. He had 67 return yards and tallied four tackles against the Bears. He has had seven interceptions over the past two games, including last week’s CIAA record breaking performance. He has 10 INTs on the season.
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Defense Leads JCSU to 17-10 Homecoming Victory Over Shaw

Shaw (0-8, 0-5 CIAA) had a chance to tie it late in the fourth quarter.  The Bears embarked on a potential game-winning drive with 3:54 remaining, taking it all the way to the JCSU four yard line.  The big play for the Bears came when they converted a fourth and five situation from the JCSU 18. 
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Carlo Thomas Named HERO Sports D2 Defensive Stud of the Week

JCSU’s Carlo Thomas Named D2 Defensive Stud of the Week: Charlotte, N.C. (Oct. 19, 2015) – Fresh off his four interception performance this past Saturday, JCSU safety Carlo Thomas (East Orange, N.J.) has been named a D2 Defensive Stud of the Week by HERO Sports.

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