Connell Maynor was today announced as the new head football coach at Alabama A&M University, bringing a larger-than-life personality and high-octane offense to the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
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While Alabama voters produced a stunning upset in this week’s election, the path to the historic democratic victory in the state’s special election for a US Senate seat may have left several historically black colleges behind in the effort to encourage voter turnout.
Several historically black college football programs will be searching for new head coaches this spring, as Black Monday in the HBCU football landscape dawned on campuses over the last 24 hours.
The record-breaking campaign sets new standards for alumni giving and institutional support.
While athletes at HBCUs taking a knee in protest of social injustice has been a steady theme on campuses nationwide for the past two years, coaches have not been a part of the conversation on this cultural movement.
The 76th annual Magic City Classic provided another great weekend of food, football and good times in Birmingham, AL. Even rain and cold temperatures couldn’t stop its signature parade, but one person believes that forces bigger than bad weather prevented Talladega College’s Marching Tornadoes Marching Band from appearing.
The 76th annual Magic City Classic didn’t offer much in the way of SWAC football championship influence, but the in-state rivalry didn’t disappoint with pre-game political statements and second-half heroics as Alabama State edged Alabama A&M 21-16.
City Council Members in Birmingham, AL approved a $665,000 spending package in support of the 76th annual Magic City Classic football game between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University. The amount mirrors the spending appropriation from last year’s game, but came with small challenges from some board members.
Ridesharing company Lyft has announced plans to partner with online credentialing and nanodegree company Udacity to begin offering scholarships to learners who want to develop self-driving cars.
Lyft wants to create a world filled with self-driving cars, so the ride-hailing company will help the next generation of developers get the education they need to build it.
Alabama A&M University alumna and Morehouse School of Medicine professor Hadiyah-Nicole Green captured national headlines in 2016 when news broke of her million-dollar cancer treatment grant award she received while working at Tuskegee University.
The Bulldogs will renew a regional football rivalry next year.
Alabama A&M and the University of North Alabama will play each other in football in 2018 and 2019, the schools announced Friday.The Bulldogs and Lions played annually (except 1991) from 1975-1997 when both were NCAA Division II programs.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Alabama A&M University that was filed by a fired professor who had worked at the school for more than 20 years.
U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala issued her dismissal order on April 28
Between 2012 and 2017, Alabama State University hired and fired two presidents, had its accreditation downgraded, saw multiple trustees removed from the board, was the subject of several nasty lawsuits involving executives and employees and was the subject of a forensic audit.