The “Green Book of South Carolina” Launches as First-Ever Mobile Travel Guide to S.C. African American Cultural Sites

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The first-ever mobile travel guide to S.C. African American cultural sites, the Green Book of South Carolina, has been launched by the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission, offering residents and visitors from around the world a user-friendly guide to discovering and celebrating enriching cultural experiences across the state at http://www.GreenBookofSC.com. .   […]

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HBCU National Champion Grambling State Installing New Turf In Historic Robinson Memorial Stadium

AUSTIN, Texas — Hellas Construction is installing new turf for Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium at Grambling State University. Excitement is growing about the new possibilities that artificial turf brings. Paul “Tiger” Bryant was hired in January as director of athletics and one top priority was stadium renovations. Out of five turf companies that submitted proposals, Hellas […]

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Bounce, The YMCA and Black Kids Swim Team For New Water Safety Public Service Initiative

From The BASN Newswire ATLANTA — 70% of African Americans do not know how to swim,* and African-American children drown at 5.5 times the rate of other children.** To help educate parents and children on the importance of water, pool and swimming safety, Bounce, the first and only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, is joining […]

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Bethune-Cookman, WSSU declared HBCU National Champs in final baseball polls

By Michael Coker, Black College Nines Bethune-Cookman University, in the “large school” division and Winston-Salem State University, in the “small school” division wraps up a tremendous regular season on the baseball diamond by being crowned Historically Black College and University (HBCU) National Champions by the polling committee at Black College Nines. Bethune-Cookman topped the final poll for […]

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