June 7, 2020

Well now that the dust has settled on Florida A&M moving to the SWAC, in 2021 there will only be seven football playing schools left in the MEAC which could signal the beginning of the end for the conference.  A great deal of prominent HBCU minds on Twitter talked about the possibilities of what the remaining schools could do, which quite frankly for me sparked the motivation behind writing this piece.  Those that love and car...

June 4, 2020

The Florida A&M Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to leave the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and join the Southwestern Atlantic (SWAC).  FAMU will likely start SWAC play in 2021 but will likely have to pay an exit fee to the MEAC and can be subject to playing out the conference schedule for four years, however with the exit of Hampton two years ago, most other MEAC schools did not want to play them once it was known they we...

June 4, 2020

Sports teams always admire talent on opposing teams and coaches love to acquire this talent when it has a way of beating them, especially in close late-season contests. Fort Valley State head football coach Maurice Flowers bolstered the Wildcats special teams with the signing of transfer kicker Andre Labat joining the 2020 team.

Playing in his first season at St. Augustine’s University last fall, Labat almost single-handedly de...

May 23, 2020

In a meeting with Black Michigan leaders on Thursday, President Donald Trump spoke about possibilities of what would bring more value to Michigan, specifically Detroit. One idea brainstormed between the president and a legislator has ignited a rousing conversation on social media.

The controversy surrounds Michigan Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit, and her interest in bringing a new historically black college to her city. In foot...

May 18, 2020

The senior from Downey, Calif., was one of 60 presenters selected for the National Council on Undergraduate Research's 24th annual Posters on the Hill event, originally scheduled for Washington, DC on April 20-21.

May 16, 2020

Former President Barack Obama is back in the spotlight after taking a rare public swipe at President Trump tonight.

While giving the commencement speech for the 2020 graduates of historically black colleges and universities, the former president said that a lot of the current leaders "aren't even pretending to be in charge." Obama noted that graduating in the middle of what he called a "devastating pandemic and terrible recess...

May 12, 2020

Williams, a decorated NBA veteran, comes to Alabama State after a two-year stint at California State University at Northridge (CSUN), where he served as an assistant coach on Mark Gottfried’s staff.

May 12, 2020

To be eligible, the student-athlete must be at least a sophomore and have recorded at least a 3.0 grade point average for the 2019-20 academic year.

April 28, 2020

On tonight’s edition of The HBCU Report FAMU head football coach Willie Simmons joined the show to discuss the Covid-19 effect on Rattler athletics, Rob talks about what he didn’t like about the NFL Draft, and we kicked out salute to 1995!

Be sure to catch the HBCU Report via xsquadradio.com, Spreaker, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, and Spreaker. Follow us on social media Facebook IG and Twitter @hbcure...

April 26, 2020

On this morning’s edition of The HBCU Report Rob talks NCAA and NFL draft plus Allen University football coach Teddy Keaton joins the show to discuss the Covid-19 effect on athletics and more! Tell a friend the HBCU Report is on 3 days a week via xsquadradio.com, Spreaker, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, and Spreaker.

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