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Youth sports build more than just muscle — Laverne Turner helps students achieve academic success, learn leadership skills

Youth sports build more than just muscle — Laverne Turner helps students achieve academic success, learn leadership skills

Apr. 3 |     By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer    As a youth, local community leader Laverne Turner was heavily involved in organized team sports, and he remembers how positive an impact it had on him growing up. As an adult in 2003, he says...

Rooney Rule misnamed — should be called Rooney Ruse

Rooney Rule misnamed — should be called Rooney Ruse

Jan. 23 |   The NFL’s Rooney Rule that mandates teams looking for a new head coach to interview at least one Black candidate today resembles a Peanuts comic strip. Team general managers and owners are like Lucy holding the football, and Black coaches...

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Dec. 21 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Not counting HBCUs, there might be 20 Black women head coaches today in collegiate basketball among over 300 NCAA schools. “It’s tough,” admits Tonya Edwards. “I think as...
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