Hammond

University leader calls high school decision to keep athlete, ban valedictorian ‘height of hypocrisy’

“You are more willing to fight for students to participate in athletics than you are for an athlete who shows academic accomplishment to give his valedictory address at his only high school graduation,” writes Dillard University president Walter Kimbrough, “Please understand that these actions display a, hopefully unconscious, bias that allows you to advocate for Black students on the field or court, but to be punitive when it comes to academics.” […]

Sports

Grambing Selects Fobbs

GRAMBLING STATE University President Frank G. Pogue and athletic director Aaron James announced the selection of Broderick Lee Fobbs as the next head coach for the university football team. Fobbs, a second generation Gramblinite, was chosen from a pool of more than 100 candidates. His appointment is pending University […]