Ezell Blair, Jr., David Richmond, Joseph McNeil and Franklin McCain decided to take a stand on February 1, 1960 that impacted the civil rights movement forever.
Festivities filled North Carolina A&T’s campus during the 20th Annual Ronald E. McNair Commemorative Celebration and 5th National Symposium this past weekend.
“It was a long time coming,” said senior Michael Hayes. The Aggies had been waiting four long years for a winning streak like this and finally got one with a 60-42 win over Morgan State University.
Just one day after Kobe Bryant exploded for 81 points, Shareka Glover shattered the Aggie single game scoring record, dropping 45 in an 87-78 win over Morgan State University.
The hip-hop class at A&T is going strong in its first semester on campus. The class is taught by Professor Bryon Turman of the English Department.
“King was ultimately about using the pristine power of the intelligence to defend and define the poor.” This was Michael Eric Dyson’s synopsis of what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life was dedicated to.
The Lady Aggies of A&T (3-12, MEAC 3-3) faced the ladies from Coppin State (7-8, MEAC 6-0) with the agenda to extend their three-game winning streak, but came up short in an 82-54 loss Saturday.