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Lions select HBCU graduate Brad Holmes as EVP and GM

By Angela Jones Greensboro, N.C. — The Detroit Lions recently announced that North Carolina A&T alumnus Brad Holmes will serve as their next Executive Vice President and General Manager. The 41-year-old will report directly to Principal Owner and Chairwoman Sheila Ford Hamp and CEO Rod Wood

HBCU Advocates Unite to Ensure Future Success

“What you learn at an HBCU is that you do not have to fit into somebody’s limited perspective on what it means to be young, gifted and black,” Vice Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris, Howard University Class of ’86. For over 150 years historically Black colleges

Katina Roberts hired as Director of Football Operations

By Matt Michalec NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University head football coach Latrell Scott announced Thursday the hiring of Katina Roberts as the Spartans’ director of football operations. Roberts transitions to the football program from the NSU athletics business office, where she served as travel coordinator for the athletics department

Six Students from CIAA Schools to Participate in NFL Experienceship Program

NEW YORK – Six students from Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) schools, including five student-athletes, were recently selected to participate in the National Football League (NFL) Events and Club Business Development Experienceship Program. Corey Cooper (football) of Shaw University, Marcus Davis (football) of Saint Augustine’s University,

Voorhees Baseball Team receives an Academic Excellence Award

Denmark, S.C.- The Voorhees College Baseball Team excels on the field and in the classroom after recently being awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). Voorhees was one of four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) baseball programs chosen for