Tag: Grambling State University

Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts Represent Progress and Lost Opportunity for Black Quarterbacks

“If you come to Grambling,” Robinson told Harris, “in four years, America will be ready for a Black quarterback.” During those four years, Harris closely followed the progress of other Black quarterbacks, often heading to the library on Monday mornings to research how they had played that weekend. Harris stood 6-foot-4 and worked since high […]

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Hip-Hop Legend E-40 Donates $100K To His Alma Mater Grambling State University

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Ivan Apfel / Getty Legendary rapper and serial entrepreneur E-40 is empowering the next generation of music innovators. The California native—whose real name is Earl Stevens—recently gifted Grambling State University with a generous donation to elevate and expand its music program. The $100,000 endowment will go towards the maintenance of a […]

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E-40 Made A Big Donation To His Alma Mater, Grambling State University, And Was Gifted With A Surprise

E-40 is giving back to his alma mater in a major way. Though the rapper is a Bay Area legend, he briefly attended Grambling State University, a historically Black college/university in Grambling, Louisiana. Today (February 3), the 40-watter donated $100,000 to Grambling State to support the university’s music programs. According to a press release, E-40 […]

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