Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Georgia Lottery sponsors film festival competition: August 16-19 , 2012 in Atlanta

UPDATE July 31, 2012

ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corp. is the proud title sponsor of the 2012 Peachtree Village International Film Festival that will be held Aug. 16-19 in Atlanta. In conjunction with its partnership with the Georgia Lottery, the festival will hold a 72-Hour Film Competition.

Competition participants must create a film, up to three minutes in length, on a secret subject that will be announced at 6 p.m. July 19, during a press conference that will be simulcast live at www.galottery72hrfilmcompetition.com.

The top three filmmakers will win cash prizes. The top 50 films will be screened during the festival.

Winners will be selected by a panel of celebrity judges, including producer and director Roger Bobb, producer Jonathan Krane, and programming executives Austyn Biggers and Robyn Arrington.

For additional details on the 72-hour film competition, please visit www.pviff.Advertise productscom and www.galottery72hrfilmcompetition.com.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.6 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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Obama’s education initiative will help save HBCUs

UPDATED July 31, 2012
Published on July 28th, 2012 | by HBCUBuzz.com Administration

During the National Urban League’s annual convention in New Orleans, La., President Obama delivered a speech that could be a significant turning point for local HBCUs, Morgan and Coppin State University, who are suffering tremendously from low retention rates.
In a crowd of approximately 3,700 supporters, Obama proposed his new executive order, which seeks to improve educational achievement for African Americans at all levels. Referred to as the “White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans,” the new order will combine with federal agencies and partnerships nationwide to create a more efficient variety of educational programs available for African American students.
To enable the accessibility of these programs, President Obama has allocated funds within the federal budget to compensate for the resources needed to initiate the order. Obama explained in his speech, “A higher education in a 21st century cannot be a luxury. It is a vital necessity that every American should be able to afford.”
n his speech, Obama highlighted the discrepancies between dropout rates for African American students and the dropout rates of other students nationwide. He noted 8 percent of African American students, between the ages of 16 to 25, drop out from college. The impact is evident in the 14.4 percent rate of unemployed African Americans, which exceeds the national percent rate of 8.2 unemployed Americans.
Likewise, Morgan and Coppin State University mirror these tragic retention rates. With Morgan State reaching an 11 percent graduation rate in a four-year span and Coppin State just at 5 percent, the need for such a reform in African American students is more prevalent than before.
With respect to his initiative, Obama has diagnosed the low retention rate as a myriad of issues, some of which include the expensive costs and the lack of preparatory materials for higher education. He noted the new initiative will exist so, “every child has greater access to a complete and competitive education from the time they’re born all through the time they get a career.”
The Department of Education, the Executive Office, and other cabinet agencies are identifying effective education practices and will incorporate them into the new programs. Once the budget is established for each program, Obama will then officiate the new White House Initiative. Referenced From Examiner 

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Baptist leader: Decision not to wed black couple must be a learning experience

The Rev. Fred Luter, head of the Southern Baptist Convention, said a Mississippi pastor's decision to cancel an African-American couple's wedding ceremony was "unfortunate," but a situation that all pastors can learn from.
The leader and first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention said Monday that a Mississippi church's decision to not marry a black couple "is unfortunate" and "an isolated incident from which pastors can learn."
The Rev. Fred Luter told the Baptist Press, the official newspaper of the SBC, the church's decision should be not be seen as representing the church's position. 
"It's unfortunate that it happened, but we've got to learn from it, and be able to go on and do what God has called us to do," Luter told the BP.
The First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, Miss., made headlines last week when its pastor, Stan Weatherford, told Charles and Te'Andrea Wilson one day prior to their wedding that he could not perform the ceremony at the church. 
Couple say Mississippi church blocked wedding because they are black
Weatherford said a small minority of the congregation had spoken out against the marriage being performed at the church because it involved black people. He married the couple at a nearby church instead. 
"The church congregation had decided no black could be married at that church, and that if he went on to marry her, then they would vote him out the church," Charles Wilson told a local news station.
The Wilsons attended the church regularly but were not members.
"What we can learn from it is that we need to talk to our membership about issues," Luter said in the interview published Monday. "I think if the pastor would have talked to more members about this … when this situation occurred … it probably would not have happened the way it happened." 
The paper reported most of the churchmembers did not share the sentiments of the few who objected to the Wilsons' nuptials. 
The SBC has come out against the church's decision and affirmed that racism is against God's will, according to the Baptist faith. 
"The convention's position on race relations is clear: 'In the Spirit of Christ, Christians should oppose racism,'" Roger S. Oldham, a church spokesman, told the Press. 
Luter, a pastor himself, said he felt sympathy for Weatherford. 
"I felt for the pastor because being a pastor myself, I know how awkward situations like that can be, whereby you have a handful of folks who have influence and will cause issues that the other folks are not aware of."

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Hip Hop Prez off to Exciting Start at Dillard University

UPDATED July 26, 2012
By: HBCUBuzz.Com, Jerome D. Bailey
NEW ORLEANS – The new “Hip Hop” President of Dillard University has brought his talents to the Big Easy, already making his presence known on campus.
It wasn’t too long ago on July 1when Dr. Walter Kimbrough or “Hip Hop Prez” took over as the 7thPresident of Dillard University.  Previously Dr. Kimbrough was one of the youngest college presidents in the nation serving as President of Philander Smith College, a small, private historically black college in Little Rock.
Kimbrough has gotten students excited by staying connected with them through his top ranked twitter account, cited in 2010 by Bachelorsdegree.com as one of 25 college presidents to follow on Twitter. (@HipHopPrez) Kimbrough’s account has over 4,000 followers that already consist of many current Dillard students, faculty and staff as well as incoming freshman. Dr. Kimbrough prefers to have direct communication with the Dillard family.
“I really like to meet with the people who work on a campus so one of my practices is the schedule time for anyone to share thoughts about the university, as well as give me a chance to get to know the people.”
“I think if I can talk to 50% then I will have a really good picture of Dillard. “
Well, so far so good for the 7th President. According to his blog hiphopprez.blogspot.com over 10 percent of faculty and staff had already signed up for a time to meet with Dr. Kimbrough by his first day so it may be pretty safe to say that this number may have increased since.
In addition, “Hip Hop Prez” has already given a speech to participants in Dillard’s pre-engineering summer program that is designed to increase the number of minorities and women entering mathematics, science and engineering professions.
Dr. Kimbrough has maintained active memberships in several higher education organizations, including the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Association of Fraternity Advisors, and Brothers of the Academy. He presently serves as chair of the archives, history, and public information committee of the United Negro College Fund, and is a past member of the board of directors. He is the author of the book Black Greek 101: The Culture, Customs and Challenges of Black Fraternities and Sororities. After five months, the book was an Essence magazine top 10 best seller, and is currently in its tenth printing. In 2010, he made the coveted Ebony Magazine Power list of the 100 doers and influencers in the African American community, joining the likes of President and Mrs. Obama, Jay-Z, Richard Parsons, Tyler Perry, Debra Lee, Michael Jordan, and Tom Joyner.

Grambling State’s Eddie Robinson now has most wins by a NCAA Division I football coach

UPDATED July 26, 2012
By: HBCUBuzz.ComAdministration 
With the NCAA vacating 111 wins from Penn State coach Joe Paterno, Grambling State coach Eddie Robinson returned to the top of the wins’ list at a Division I school (including Football Bowl Subdivision and Football Championship Subdivsion schools).
Penn State Office of Physical Plant workers cover the statue of former football coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium on Penn State’s campus in State College, Pa., on Sunday. The university announced earlier Sunday that it was taking down the monument in the wake of an investigative report that found the late coach and three other top Penn State administrators concealed sex abuse claims against retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Paterno’s last win against Illinois on Oct. 29 pushed his total to 409, one more than Eddie Robinson’s 408.
But the NCAA vacated all wins from 1998-2011, the alleged date that former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is thought to have sexually abused children, some of those crimes committed on Penn State’s campus.
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden won 377 games, the most at any Football Bowl Subdivision program.
John Gagliardi of Saint John’s in Minnesota, a Division III school, has the most wins of any college football coach with 484.
The NCAA slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties Monday, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno’s victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Other sanctions include a four-year ban on bowl games, the loss of 20 scholarships per year over four years and five years’ probation. The NCAA also said that any current or incoming football players are free to immediately transfer and compete at another school.
NCAA President Mark Emmert announced the staggering sanctions at a news conference in Indianapolis. Though the NCAA stopped short of imposing the “death penalty” – shutting down the Nittany Lions’ program completely – the punishment is still crippling for a team that is trying to start over with a new coach and a new outlook.
Sandusky, a former Penn State defensive coordinator, was found guilty in June of sexually abusing young boys, sometimes on campus. An investigation commissioned by the school and released July 12 found that Paterno, who died in January, and several other top officials at Penn State stayed quiet for years about accusations against Sandusky.
Emmert fast-tracked penalties rather than go through the usual circuitous series of investigations and hearings. The NCAA said the $60 million is equivalent to the annual gross revenue of the football program. The money must be paid into an endowment for external programs preventing child sexual abuse or assisting victims and may not be used to fund such programs at Penn State.
“Football will never again be placed ahead of educating, nurturing and protecting young people,” Emmert said.
Emmert had earlier said he had “never seen anything as egregious” as the horrific crimes of Sandusky and the cover-up by Paterno and others at the university, including former Penn State President Graham Spanier and athletic director Tim Curley.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Georgia Lottery sponsors film festival competition

UPDATE July 19, 2012

ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corp. is the proud title sponsor of the 2012 Peachtree Village International Film Festival that will be held Aug. 16-19 in Atlanta. In conjunction with its partnership with the Georgia Lottery, the festival will hold a 72-Hour Film Competition.

Competition participants must create a film, up to three minutes in length, on a secret subject that will be announced at 6 p.m. July 19, during a press conference that will be simulcast live at www.galottery72hrfilmcompetition.com.

The top three filmmakers will win cash prizes. The top 50 films will be screened during the festival.

Winners will be selected by a panel of celebrity judges, including producer and director Roger Bobb, producer Jonathan Krane, and programming executives Austyn Biggers and Robyn Arrington.

For additional details on the 72-hour film competition, please visit www.pviff.Advertise productscom and www.galottery72hrfilmcompetition.com.

Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $13.6 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs, including Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K Program. More than 1.4 million students have received HOPE, and more than 1.1 million 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.

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Chick-fil-A goes public with opposition to gay marriage

 ATLANTA -- Gay rights advocates say they're surprised that the president of fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has taken a public position against same-sex marriage.
Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy said this week that his privately owned company is "guilty as charged" in support what he called the biblical definition of the family unit.
His comments to the Baptist Press, the news agency of the Southern Baptist Convention, unleashed a mix of criticism and support.
Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign that works for same-sex-marriage, said Thursday that Chick-fil-A "has finally come clean" after cloaking its positions for years.
Chick-fil-A in a statement said it has a history of applying biblically-based principles to its business, and that it strives to treat everyone with honor, dignity and respect. 

Trayvon Martin's parents: Killing our son not 'God's plan'

UPDATE July 19, 2012


After George Zimmerman called his killing Trayvon Martin part of “God’s plan,’’ Martin’s parents spoke out Thursday.

“I really think that’s ridiculous,’’ Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, told TODAY’s Matt Lauer. “I wish Trayvon was here to tell his side of the story. I don’t believe that it’s God’s plan for him to kill an innocent teenager.’’
Zimmerman grants TV interview to Fox News
Wednesday night, in his first television interview, Zimmerman told Fox News host Sean Hannity his version of the events of the night of Feb. 26, when he shot the unarmed 17-year-old in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman, 28, has been charged with second-degree murder, but said he does not regret following Martin that night while serving as a neighborhood watch volunteer, nor does he regret having been armed.
Zimmerman, who is the son of a white father and a Peruvian mother of Hispanic descent, added that he “is not a racist and not a murderer’’ in a case that has sparked heated emotions regarding race and Florida’s controversial self-defense laws. Martin’s supporters believe Zimmerman racially profiled the black teenager on the night of the shooting, as Zimmerman decided to follow him after alerting the local police to what he regarded as a suspicious person in the neighborhood.

“He had no regards for Trayvon’s life, and he don’t regret taking Trayvon’s life,’’ Trayvon’s father, Tracy Martin, told Lauer. “Had George Zimmerman stayed in his vehicle, Trayvon would be with us here today.’’
Zimmerman, who is currently out on bail, claimed in the interview that he shot Martin in self-defense after Martin attacked him out of the blue, punching him in the nose and head repeatedly. Zimmerman said that when Martin saw Zimmerman’s gun, he made a reach for it and cursed at Zimmerman.
Zimmerman: 'I'm not a racist and I'm not a murderer'
“At that point, I realized that it wasn’t my gun, it wasn’t his gun. It was the gun,” Zimmerman said. “He said, ‘You’re gonna die tonight, mother-f-----.”
“Trayvon is a 17-year-old child, and I can’t imagine him saying something like that,’’ Fulton said. “He was frightened for his life.’’
Martin’s family and their attorney disputed Zimmerman’s account of the events of that night.
“Those are the words of George Zimmerman,’’ Martin said. “George Zimmerman said they were fighting over the gun. There are no witnesses to say they were fighting over the gun. George Zimmerman is here to tell his story. Travyon is dead.’’
“It speaks for itself when you listen to the objective evidence,’’ said family attorney Benjamin Crump. “Just listen to the 911 tapes. There are so many inconsistencies in the things that George Zimmerman is saying.

“The state attorney is going to look at that interview that he did last night as a gift when they cross-examine him. It’s just George Zimmerman’s version. It’s about his credibility, and I think everybody in America would say his credibility cannot be relied upon.’’
Zimmerman expressed regret during the interview for Martin’s death and the pain it has caused Martin’s family, but he also said that there has been a rush to judgment against him.
“I am sorry that they buried their child,’’ Zimmerman said. “I can’t imagine what it must feel like. And I pray for them daily. I’m sorry that this happened. I hate to think that because of this incident, because of my actions, it’s polarized and divided America, and I’m truly sorry.’’
“For him to think we’re rushing to judge, he rushed to judge Trayvon,’’ Martin said.
Zimmerman has indicated that he would be willing to speak privately to Martin’s parents about the incident.
“Absolutely not,’’ Fulton said.

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Mitt Romney Booed at NAACP Convention

UPDATED July 16, 2012
By  from HBCUBuzz.com
On Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney addressed the 103rd NAACP Annual Convention in Houston, Texas where he spoke on civic engagement. Romney, who hopes to “represent all Americans, of every race, creed, and sex orientation… from the poorest to the richest and everyone in between,” if he wins office was booed by an audience highly in favor of current President Barack Obama (D).
Like most Republican Presidential candidates at the NAACP Convention, Romney looked as if he was the odd one out during his speech—a lone soldier trying to persuade an audience whose views are much different from his.
Shortly into his argument for election, Romney thanked the audience for their hospitality and said he enjoyed the gospel music that was displayed.  “I do love that music,” Romney said. “I have to tell you, I do love listening to that organ music, and the piano.”
The Republican Presidential candidate focused on issues such as education, equal opportunity, unemployment rates in the black community, and creating new jobs throughout his speech. Romney said the fight for equality for all Americans is far from over and if the black community seeks change, he is the right candidate for the job.
“Many barriers remain. Old inequalities persist. And some ways, the challenges are even more complicated than before,” Romney said. “If equal opportunity in America were an accomplished fact, black families can send their sons and daughters to public schools that truly are for the hope of a better life.”
Romney talked about the overall unemployment rate in the black community (how it has grown from 13.6 percent to 14.4 percent) and appeared to have full consideration from the crowd until he criticized Obamacare for spending “over a trillion dollars more than what we take in every year.”
“I’m going to eliminate every non-essential, expensive program I can find, that includes Obamacare,” he said before the audience started to boo him. But like a true leader, Romney composed himself, waited for the audience to settle down, and explained his position.
Romney then spoke about the changes that would occur if he was chosen as the next President of the United States of America and at the end of the speech, he received a standing ovation.
“Should I be elected president, I will lead as I did when I was governor [of Massachusetts],” said Romney. “If you want a president who would make things better in the African American community, you are looking at him.”
Conversely, the 96 percentage of black American voters who supported Obama back in 2008 would probably think differently.

Zimmerman’s cop connection in Trayvon Martin case

UPDATED July 16, 2012
By Patrik JonssonStaff writer
Christian Science Monitor

It’s been perhaps the biggest mystery of the Trayvon Martin murder case saga: George Zimmerman’s cop connections.
An aspiring police officer, Mr. Zimmerman has been accused by prosecutors of play-acting as a police officer the night he pursued, shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. after pegging him as a suspicious young black man roving the neighborhood. The case turned national when police initially chose to believe the neighborhood watchman’s self-defense claims, leaving a special state prosecutor to instead level murder charges 44 days later.
But questions about whether Zimmerman had actual connections with police or justice system higher-ups that may have influenced the early decision to not charge him were piqued this week with the release of new evidence in the closely-watched case, including an observation by one detective that Zimmerman’s take on the shooting seemed “scripted.”
Documents from the FBI and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement suggest indirectly that Zimmerman’s closest adviser in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin shooting has been a federal agent – a US air marshal and former Seminole County sheriff’s deputy identified by the Miami Herald as a man named Mark Osterman.
Mr. Osterman was at Zimmerman’s side as he returned to the scene of the crime the day after the shooting to go over what happened with detectives.
The Herald also reported that Zimmerman and Osterman were shooting buddies and that, as the Trayvon Martin story broke and the whole country was talking about what George Zimmerman and the Sanford police had done, the neighborhood watch captain took refuge for six weeks at Osterman’s house in Lake Mary.
Throughout the investigation, Trayvon’s family have wondered whether Zimmerman had an inside adviser. Some had pointed fingers at Seminole State Attorney Norm Wolfinger, because of his decision to let Zimmerman go. Mr. Wolfinger stepped aside when Gov. Rick Scott sought to appoint a special prosecutor to the case. That role eventually fell to Duval County state prosecutor Angela Corey.
And then there was speculation that Zimmerman’s father, Robert Zimmerman, a retired magistrate judge from Virginia, was somehow helping his son through the justice system.
Lingering suspicions perked up again this week after prosecutors released evidence that showed an email connection between Zimmerman and now-fired Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee, where the two exchanged amicable notes about the resolution of a case where a previous chief refused to charge the son of a police lieutenant for the beating of a homeless black man.
Moreover, Mr. Lee, who spent 30 years at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Department, may have known Osterman since their tenures at the department overlapped. At any one time, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Department has more than 500 employees.
Osterman was fired from the sheriff’s office in 1998 in the midst of a scandal where he and a fellow officer were duped into off-duty security gigs by a con man claiming to be a famous baseball star named Juan Diaz. Osterman took the job without getting permission from the sheriff, which compounded the embarrassment and led to his firing.
Osterman has since worked as a beach guard and since the early 2000s as a federal air marshal, which were hired in large numbers after 9/11 to provide covert security on flights.
In his April interview with the FBI, Osterman claimed Zimmerman was estranged from his parents until the shooting, and that he had feared the New Black Panther Party, which put a $10,000 bounty on Zimmerman after the shooting.
“Zimmerman is very concerned with all the negative reaction from the press and others and wants more evidence released to show what really happened,” Osterman told the FBI.
But Osterman denied having any influence on Zimmerman other than as a friend and confidante, according to documents obtained by the Herald. During his conversations with Zimmerman, Zimmerman “never asked … what not to say during his interviews with the police,” according to the FBI. Osterman “stated Zimmerman did not understand the process and his only advice to Zimmerman was to tell the truth.”
Zimmerman, on at least one occasion, did not heed that advice. He was remanded back to jail by Judge Kenneth Lester in June after it was revealed he had conspired with his wife, Shellie, to keep $135,000 worth of donations out of the court’s eye, in order to win a low bond. Shellie was charged, booked and released on a perjury charge after the initial bond was revoked.
Most recently, the judge’s suggestion at a recent bond ruling that Zimmerman had “flaunted the system” and engineered “deception upon the court” became Zimmerman’s basis for a motion to remove Judge Lester, filed Friday. The motion chided Lester for “words crafting an order that was harsh and morally indignant” while failing to address the self-defense claims.
While Zimmerman’s lawyer Mark O’Mara explained at that hearing that Zimmerman was young, confused, and distrustful of a system that seemed to be discounting clear evidence of self-defense, Judge Lester articulated another view of Zimmerman: as a knowing manipulator who – based on lies about the money and a second passport Zimmerman had procured – was planning to flee the country to avoid a trial.
After rapping Zimmerman for his behavior, Lester released him on a $1 million bond earlier this month. Zimmerman is currently in hiding somewhere in Seminole County.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Norfolk State Men’s Basketball Nominated in”Best Upset” Category for 2012 ESPY Awards

UPDATED July 12, 2012
And the award goes to…..
It was announced last Wednesday that the Norfolk State men’s basketball team’s NCAA Tournament upset of Missouri was one of four nominees in the “Best Upset” category for the 2012 ESPY Awards.
The 2012 ESPYS ( Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) will be handed out on Wednesday, July 11 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The live show airs at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Spartan men’s basketball coach Anthony Evans and players Kyle O’ Quinn and Pendarvis Williams have been invited to attend the awards presentation.
There is still time to vote! Link here: ESPY Vote

How Much Money HBCU Athletic Conferences Make

UPDATED July 12, 2012
HBCUs have some ground to make up when it comes to sports and its revenue streams. Are we reaching the corporate community? Are we charging reasonable ticket and parking prices to encourage better attendance? Are we leveraging social media to enhance the game day experience to attract younger fans, while keeping older ones entertained and anxious to give?
Some HBCUs can answer ‘yes’ to many of those questions. And some can’t. But to get everybody on the same page about how far we have to go for HBCU sports to be a stronger athletic product for an increasingly diverse sports audience, check out these numbers on HBCU conference revenues.
These aren’t by individual schools – these are total revenues without expenses factored as reported to the US Department of Education for the last reporting year of 2010.
MEAC – $105,524,230
SWAC – $67,642,243
CIAA – $38,157,559
SIAC – $27,284,256
GCAC – $22,660,011
Total 2010 HBCU Sports Revenue – $261,268,299
Not a bad number considering most HBCUs don’t have enrollments over 10,000 students, stadiums that don’t seat more than 5-10,000 people, and revenue streams outside of apparel licensing.But when you put this total from all conferences up against one NCAA Division I-A school….
University of Alabama – $123,910,432
…you begin to see the real level of disparity. Alabama by its lonesome can gross nearly half of what all HBCU conferences (CONFERENCES?!) gross collectively.
So how do you fix this? How do you make the playing field more even to recruit better athletes, attract fans and lucrative sponsorships with corporations and TV deals?
Option A – Break the bank on a well-known football coach, sign him up for three years, and watch him work magic with recruits and corporate partners.
Option B – Hire a young, business savvy athletic director with a beautiful mind for marketing and social media and watch him or her build your fan base.
Option C – Pray for what you’re currently doing to miraculously reap better benefits.
Which option best describes your HBCU’s current approach to athletic culture?

The importance of Colorado and Iowa to Obama & Romney

UPDATED July 12, 2012
Why Iowa and Colorado are so important to Obama and Romney… The reason: They make life easier getting to 270… Can Democrats stay unified on the Bush tax cuts?... Romney’s fundraising asterisk… The battle for Senate control… And why it probably hinges on whether or not Obama wins re-election.


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