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BREAKING THE HUDDLE: THE INTEGRATION OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL, an HBO Sports documentary chronicling the integration of college football in the South, premieres exclusively on HBO, Tuesday, December 16 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. The film will focus on the Civil ...
Posted Monday, December 1st 2008 at 8:15PM
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Florida Classic presented by State Farm is Back -- and Better than Ever (5271 hits)
ORLANDO, Fla. – The 29th Annual Florida Classic presented by State Farm is back for another weekend loaded with fun-filled and tradition-rich festivities. The Classic weekend kicks off this Friday, November 21st with the State Farm Battle of the Band ...
Posted Wednesday, November 19th 2008 at 10:22AM
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Enter the New Negro: A Spiritual Coming of Age (12246 hits)
This is one of my favorite essays from the Harlem Renaissance era, written by legendary Black intellect Alain Locke. It is stunning to see so many similarities between the African American experience today, and the African American experience nearly ...
Posted Wednesday, November 5th 2008 at 11:03AM
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Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football (3498 hits)
HBO Sports has begun production on BREAKING THE HUDDLE: THE INTEGRATION OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL, chronicling the integration of college football in the South, focusing on the Civil Rights movement of the ‘60s and its profound effect on the racial status quo of college athletic ...
Posted Saturday, November 1st 2008 at 3:54PM
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Following in Their Footsteps... African Americans in the Advertising Industry (2428 hits)
Despite a history of discrimination and marginalization, the African-American consumer base has always been a lucrative and influential market highly desired by leading companies. Today, Black households command $656B in earned income, and African-Am ...
Posted Wednesday, October 22nd 2008 at 11:31AM
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. sponsors "Stroll for Change" (2636 hits)
On September 27, 2008 from 2pm to 6pm, the brothers of the Theta Phi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host Stroll for Change on the campus of the University of New Orleans. The event is free and open to the public. Stroll for Chan ...
Posted Friday, September 19th 2008 at 3:42PM
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Living the HBCU Legacy Scholarship Finalists Announced! (2369 hits)
HBCU Fam... It's time to choose the winner of our "Living the HBCU Legacy" Scholarship Competition! Thanks to all of you that participated! We got some great entries, and choosing our finalists was difficult... but we've narrowed our entries down ...
Posted Friday, September 12th 2008 at 4:53PM
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Living the HBCU Legacy Scholarship Finalists (4386 hits)
Greetings HBCU Fam! Thanks to all of you who submitted an entry for our Living the HBCU Legacy Scholarship Competition! We received some great entries, and we're proud to see HBCU students that recognize the value of their institutions. We'v ...
Posted Friday, September 12th 2008 at 4:38PM
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Diversity Recruiting Guru: Finding Skilled Workers (3760 hits)
Jonathan Carter at DiversityRecruitingGuru.com Vacant positions that require specialized skill sets can create many HR headaches, especially when diversity is factored in. Specifically, technical & IT positions, construction and manufacturing trades, and medical professions present ma ...
Posted Monday, September 8th 2008 at 3:23PM
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Xposed Youth Communications (3219 hits)
Xposed Youth Communications is an organization formed to promote a positive youth lifestyle involving activism, responsibility, and empowerment. Through interactive presentations, motivational speaking and group training, Xposed presents a way to excel, and leaves behind the stereotype that has ...
Posted Friday, August 15th 2008 at 2:43PM
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2008 Angel City Classic - Prairie View A&M vs. Morehouse College (4367 hits)
Flanked by notable business, community and political leaders, Black Educational Events CEO John T. Fleming officially announced today at the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that the Farmers Insurance Group Angel City Classic will be held Saturday September 27, 2008 at 2:00p.m. (PDT). To ...
Posted Monday, August 11th 2008 at 9:16AM
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Mr. Lemoyne-Owen reigns as Mr. HBCU 2008-09 (4421 hits)
Jerome Alonzo Heard, Mr. LeMoyne-Owen College 2007-08, 2008-09, added another accomplishment to his resume by winning the fourth annual Mr. H.B.C.U. Kings Leadership Competition held in February at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. ...
Posted Tuesday, July 22nd 2008 at 3:50PM
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Black And White Twins (8535 hits)
Some things aren’t always black and white. Then again, sometimes they are – like the twin sons born July 11 to a German couple. The first baby that was born, Ryan, has light skin and blue eyes. His brother, Leo, is dark-skinned with brown eyes. "None of us could believe it," the maternit ...
Posted Friday, July 18th 2008 at 3:51PM
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BlackGolfNet (2354 hits)
The #1 community for African American Golf Enthusiasts ...
Posted Thursday, July 10th 2008 at 3:37PM
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Ford Black College Road Trip - Seeking Recent HB (2876 hits)
Ford is offering up the road trip of a lifetime to two recent Historically Black College & University (HBCU) graduates as part of its 2008 Black College Road Trip. Dubbed "Roadies," the graduates will travel 13,000 miles across the U.S. for 92 days, in an all-new 2009 Ford Flex customized by Fu ...
Posted Wednesday, June 25th 2008 at 3:09PM
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Save our African-American Treasures - Los Angeles 7/12/08 (2244 hits)
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture will host a daylong program in Los Angeles to help the public identify and preserve items of historical and cultural significance tucked away in the attics, closets and basements ...
Posted Wednesday, June 25th 2008 at 9:54AM
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Leadership Toolkit #11 - Focus on Health (1141 hits)
For those of us who are leadership-minded, we often analyze our motivation, environment, and attitude. But for some reason, it's very easy to overlook our physical well-being. Most leadership books give plenty of advice about endurance, attitude, ...
Posted Tuesday, June 24th 2008 at 5:00PM
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Karma Tycoon (2781 hits)
Check out this cool RPG from DoSomething.org. It's a simulation of starting and running a nonprofit in any of several cities around the nation. In the game, you get $35,000 to start and fund your nonprofit with the goal of helping the most people ...
Posted Friday, June 6th 2008 at 4:17PM
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All great achievements were once thought impossible... (3953 hits)
Open heart surgery, human flight, space travel, wireless communication... all of these seemed unrealistic goals until someone actually attempted them. There are those who say that uniting and empowering the African American community is impossible ...
Posted Wednesday, June 4th 2008 at 3:55PM
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Memorial Day (1990 hits)
As we get ready to enjoy this Memorial Day weekend, we shouldn't forget that our freedom comes at a cost. While most of us will be spending time with family, cooking out, or traveling, there are many who are far from home right now. Their sacrific ...
Posted Wednesday, May 21st 2008 at 10:05AM
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Flashback... (2467 hits)
My mother came across a few family heirlooms and discovered these pictures of the family from the 40's and 50's... I hope I have some nice photos that last for my future children / grandchildren / great grandchildren to appreciate. My grandparents ...
Posted Monday, May 19th 2008 at 2:28PM
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Greek Life on HBCU Campuses... (7026 hits)
Check out this video about greek life on HBCU campuses! Nicely done original video where BGLO members talk about their orgs... ...
Posted Wednesday, May 14th 2008 at 2:54PM
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HBCUs to Compete at 14th Annual Women's Collegiate Golf Classic (8232 hits)
Confirmed Attendees for 2008: Behune-Cookman, Alabama State, Jackson State, Texas Southern, Southern University, Grambling, South Carolina State, Spelman and Hampton University. The Women In Golf Foundation, Inc. (WIGF) is excited to inform you ab ...
Posted Tuesday, May 13th 2008 at 1:39PM
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The Black Man's Creed (1522 hits)
I originally wrote this a couple years ago during my junior year at Hampton. I kept it posted on the door of my dorm room as motivation. Going through some of my old papers today, I came across the creed. Ironically enough, I'm going through som ...
Posted Tuesday, May 6th 2008 at 11:00AM
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Four Boys on the Corner (1491 hits)
HBCU Fam, I wanted to take a moment to share a very personal story with you. One particularly steamy summer day last year, I was driving through downtown Baltimore and saw four young boys, about 15 years old, standing on a street corner. When ...
Posted Monday, May 5th 2008 at 3:13PM
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