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Rico Kennedy: A man of many hats

Morgan State linebacker juggles roles as student-athlete, husband, father      BY JERRY BEMBRY | @JERRYBEMBRY November 8, 2019 As the starting strong-side linebacker on the Morgan State University football team, senior Rico Kennedy assumes many responsibilities. But those responsibilities extend well beyond being a student athlete: Kennedy is also a husband, a father, and he and his wife have another baby on the way. Kennedy is a husband and father and a standout on the football field, where the construction management major leads the Mid-Eastern...

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MEAC UNVEILS LATEST HBCU COACHING LEGENDS INTERVIEW: MARINO H. CASEM

  NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 7, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is again elated to document the outstanding legacy ...

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Civil rights lawyer is the Tom Joyner Foundation’s first Full Ride scholar

 BY JERRY BEMBRY | TESFAYE NEGUSSIE October 24, 2019 As a person with a disability from Brooklyn, New York, civil rights law...

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SWAC Announces 2019 ESPN Football Schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the upcoming ESPN line-up for the 2019 season highlighted by ...

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MEAC ANNOUNCES 2019 ESPN FOOTBALL TV SCHEDULE

NORFOLK, Va., July 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 seaso...

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Tarik Cohen, Darius Leonard… is Darryl Johnson up next?

Why Darryl Johnson is ready to be the NFL’s next HBCU sensation. By Will Dean June 18, 2019 ATLANTA – With OTA’s and Min...

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Celebration Bowl Set for Saturday, December 21 on ABC

The Celebration Bowl, in its fifth year, will be televised live on ABC for the fifth consecutive year, kicking off at noon ET, on ...

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BEYONCES HOMECOMING IS AN ILLUMINATING TWO-WAY STREET

The superstar uplifts HBCU culture — and her own journeys home BY KELLEY L. CARTER April 17, 2019 Beyonce, yet again, has g...

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Tarik Cohen and Darius Leonard Named 2018 Black College Football Pro Players of the Year

Atlanta, GA (February 13, 2019) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame announced today that Chicago Bears running back and re...

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