Tag: HBCU

HBCU SPORTS

HBCU Sports: Comegy not returning as MVSU coach

ITTA BENA, Miss. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference learned on Monday that the Mississippi Valley State football program will be searching for a new head coach.

A statement from the Mississippi Valley State University administration read:

“We have decided that the contract of Head Football Coach Rick Comegy, which ends on Dec. 31, 2017, will not be renewed. We are thankful to Coach Comegy for his commitment to the Delta Devils over the past four seasons. We appreciate Coach Comegy for his service to MVSU, and we wish him well in his future endeavors. As we transition, Vincent Dancy, will serve as MVSU’s interim head football coach, and a search committee will begin the process of selecting our next head football coach immediately. Thank you.”

Comegy ‘s overall record as a head coach is 179-124-2 in 27 seasons. He had a record of 6-38 in four seasons at the helm of the Delta Devils program.

16Nov
HBCU News

(BPRW) Twenty-Two HBCU Dance Teams Go Head to Head for the Chance to Win $25,000 in the #RadiantDanceOff Contest

Online Dance Competition Proves Women Can Dance and Feel Radiant, Any Day of the Month (Black PR Wire) Every weekend hundreds of college women participate as dancers in high energy marching bands across...

12Nov
Events

“BroVember” Campaign Encourages Black Men Around the World to Grow Beards to Raise Money to Empower Young Black Boys

Nationwide — This November, Lite it Up Beard Oil is putting a new spin on BroVember by donating money to organizations that support the healthy physical, emotional and spiritual development of young...

11Nov
News

City of Charlotte, NC Welcomes Its First Ever Black Mayor

Nationwide — Vi Lyles has just made history as the first Black mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. She ran an aggressive campaign, and her victory was confirmed by local and national news outlets on...

07Nov
Films

WORLD PREMIERE OF “SHARECROP DELTA COTTON” DOCUMENTARY AND SHARECROPPERS’ PORTRAITS TO FEATURE IN JOINT EXHIBIT AT EQUITY INVESTMENT IN THE COTTON KINGDOM SYMPOSIUM NOV. 9 & 10, 2017

Rocky Point, NC (BlackNews.com) — Stack Stories LLC announces the world premiere of Claudia Stack’s short filmSharecrop Delta Cotton (2017), made possible by a grant from the Middle Road...

05Nov
HBCU News

HBCU News: FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PLAIR SPORTS AND APPAREL

Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) — Florida A&M University National Alumni Association, Inc. (FAMU NAA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Plair Sports and Apparel (PSA), a licensed provider...

05Nov
HBCU SPORTS

HBCU Sports: Football Recaps: November 4

Southern 37, Prairie View A&M 31 Baton Rouge, La. – The Prairie View A&M University football team lost a 37-31 contest at Southern Saturday at A.W. Mumford Stadium.   Neiko Hollins...

24Oct
News

Tom Joyner Announces Retirement — But Rumors About Him Being Forced Out of the Company Are Not True!

Dallas, TX — Tom Joyner, founder and host of the syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show says that he will soon be retiring in 2019. His long-time co-host, Sybil Wilkes, will also be signing off for good....

10Oct
Fashion

JOIN THE CELEBRATION — OCTOBER 30TH IS NATIONAL DASHIKI DAY!

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Oct. 30 is National Dashiki Day, a day of cultural celebration to the colorful garment that was adopted by African-Americans in the 1960’s and 1970’s as a...

09Oct
Black & Missing

Back & Missing: Janteyl Johnson

Case Type: Endangered DOB: Sep 08, 1994 Missing Date: Feb 03, 2010 Age Now: 23 Missing City: Newark Missing State: DE Case Number: 10012571 Gender: Female Race: Black Complexion: Dark...

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