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Where Will HBCUs Go in Revamped NCAA?

Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner Greg Moore recently told the Montgomery Advertiser that growing talks about revenue possibilities in NCAA sports are being made without consideration for historically Black colleges and universities.

“I believe the gap between the have and have nots is growing to the point where it’s becoming alarming,” Moore said. “When you have the average payout at a Power 5 conference school exceeds the top line revenue of all the HBCU conferences combined, that’s a problem,” Moore said. “That should be discussed. No one is talking about it.”

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SIAC Moves Football Championship to Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference today announced a unanimous vote from its council of presidents to move the conference football championship to Montgomery, Ala. The deal will seal a place for one of the nation’s most popular NCAA Division II football conferences and its annual title game in the Cramton Bowl through 2017.
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Benedict’s Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as Alpha Kappa Alpha President

Screen Shot 2014-07-18 at 6.13.25 PMDorothy Buckhanan Wilson was installed this week as the international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Wilson, a graduate of Benedict College and Clark Atlanta University, will lead the world’s oldest Greek-lettered organization founded by Black women with more than 260,000 members in chapters around the world. Continue reading

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