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Idaho School Board Trustee’s Wife Likens Obama To A Rifle, Calls President ‘Black And Scary’

Brent Regan , a Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, school board trustee, recently apologized for recalling a private conversation he had with his wife to an audience of politicos and the general public, where he said his spouse likened PresidentBarack Obama to a rifle and described him as being “Black and scary,” reports KHQ News. While Regan was addressing a packed legislative … Continue reading

Bounce TV To Celebrate Black History Month

MONTH-LONG TRIBUTE INCLUDES PREMIERE DOCUMENTARIES, SPECIALS AND NEW ORIGINAL SHORT-FORM SERIES “MEMORIES OF MY FATHER” FEATURING MARTIN LUTHER KING III ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the nation’s first-ever broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February with Our History, a month-long programming tribute which includes documentaries, … Continue reading

What makes a great coach

I was a little low on article ideas this weekend, so I asked around on Twitter to see what the fans wanted to hear. After all, this website is for you, the fan. One idea mentioned by Kallie Newberry intrigued me – she asked me, “What traits do coaches need to become successful?” Immediately I … Continue reading

NCAA athletes can pursue TV money

In dismissing a motion by the NCAA to prevent football and men’s basketball players from legally pursuing a cut of live broadcast revenues, a federal court judge Tuesday raised the stakes for the governing body of college sports as it defends its economic model. Judge Claudia Wilken issued her ruling Tuesday, rejecting the NCAA’s motion … Continue reading

Tennessee Athletic Department 200 Million in debt

Like most athletic departments, The University of Tennessee faces monumental financial strain to remain competitive amongst the nation’s elite. Their efforts to compete has led to nearly $200 million in debt and less than $2 million in reserves, reports the Sports Business Daily. The Tennessee football program hired Butch Jones from Cincinnati after firing Derek … Continue reading

Moving Education Forward: It Starts With School Leaders

Diann Woodard President, American Federation of School Administrators In his second inaugural speech, President Obama stated, “We understand that outworn programs are inadequate to the needs of our time. We must harness new ideas and technology to remake our government, revamp our tax code, reform our schools, and empower our citizens with the skills they … Continue reading

Educators Alarmed: Black, Latino High School Students Perform at Levels of 30 Years Ago

By Teresa Wiltz America’s Wire WASHINGTON—Educators are expressing alarm that the performance gap between minority and white high school students continues to expand across the United States, with minority teenagers performing at academic levels equal to or lower than those of 30 years ago. Despite the hope that improving education for children of color would … Continue reading

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