In 2004, the US Department of Education published a study of HBCUs that found that, as of 2001, HBCUs accounted for 13% of black higher education enrollment.
If that is the case, why should anyone expect Dr. Dre or any other black celeb to give to an HBCU when the majority of black students don't attend HBCUs?
The professional black baseball player is disappearing like the ozone layer, and there is much discussion about how to prevent Jason Heyward, Derrek Lee, Ryan Howard and Jimmy Rollins from going the way of the dinosaur.
USA Today reported that the number of African-Americans on MLB rosters dropped to 9.5 percent, down from 10.2 percent in 2009. In 1975, that figure was 27 percent.
As an African-American lover of the sport do I wish more blacks would
That is what the Jackson State Tigers will be looking for as they head into the SWAC Tournament this week.
After dispatching Alabama A&M 72-64 over the weekend to secure the No. 2 seed in the tournament, head coach Tevester Anderson and Co. will need consistent performances to make a birth in the NCAA Tournament a reality.
It sure would not if Grant Maxey is to be the low post presence he was against the Hornets
With a recent conference win at Alabama A&M, the Texas Southern menís basketball team has secured at least a tie for the regular season title and No. 1 seed at the 2011 Farmers Insurance SWAC Basketball Tournament.
That is the good news.
The bad news is that Texas Southern (16-10, 14-1) probably wonít make the NCAA Tournament.
If the troubling trend for regular season conference champions holds true, the Tigers will not make it through the league
In just a four-month span Jackson State University officials has been placed in the unenviable position of having to discipline coaches for boorish behavior after and during games.
Late Monday the SWAC office suspended Jackson State assistant baseball coach Kevin Whiteside for six games and fined him $2,000 for his role in an altercation during a contest between Prairie View A&M and Jackson State last Saturday.
According to reports, Whiteside, a second-year