Today's Date: May 11, 2021
Wells Fargo Joins OneTen Coalition to Hire, Upskill and Advance Black and African American Talent in the U.S.   •   MAËLYS Receives Significant Investment from Norwest    •   Statement - Minister of Veterans Affairs marks National Nursing Week   •   Joint statement on the 5th anniversary of Canada's full support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous P   •   Leading DTC Bridal Brand Azazie Launches Size Inclusive Shapewear   •   EquityPlus Completes "4% Floor" $16 Million Bond Sale To Finance Senior Citizen Affordable Housing And Community Wellness Center   •   Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation Gets Support From MISSION BBQ American Heroes Cup Campaign   •   Commvault Celebrates Inclusion of 16 Global Executives to CRN's 2021 Women of the Channel List   •   Survey Reveals 8 Out Of 10 Asian Americans Say They Are Discriminated Against And 77% Do Not Feel Respected In The U.S.   •   Susan G. Komen® Welcomes Eight New Leaders in Healthcare, Marketing and Business Operations to Board of Directors   •   Paway Celebrates Dog Moms Throughout The Month Of May With Their "Best Dog Mom Challenge"   •   Student-Led Startup Skin Releaf Takes USD 25,000 Top Prize in Standard Chartered 2021 Women in Tech Incubator Competition   •   National Geographic Documentary Films Partners With Acclaimed Director Dawn Porter in Search of Justice and Peace 100 Years Afte   •   AEO Inc. to Report First Quarter 2021 Results on May 26th   •   Unilever's Second Annual Day of Service Gets Sweeter at Vaccine Locations Across the Country   •   Miami Based Black Advertisement Agency Receives Multiple 27th Annual Communicator Awards From the Academy of Interactive and Vis   •   Cadence13 Partners with Globally Renowned Thought Leader, Bestselling Author, and Activist Glennon Doyle for First-Ever Podcast   •   BlackNorth Initiative Sponsoring Lori-Ann Green-Walker, Part of the 6th Cohort of the ESG Competent Boards Certificate Program   •   Accenture and Shiseido Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Shiseido’s Digital Transformation   •   Indigenous Services Canada announces 2021 recipients of the Awards of Excellence in Nursing
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Profile America - Eddie Robinson

WASHINGTON -  Eddie Robinson became the head football coach of a small segregated college in 1941.  He mowed the field himself, taped players' ankles, and even wrote up the games for the local newspaper.  OnOctober 7, 1995Eddie Robinson accomplished what had been thought to be impossible — winning the 400th game as coach of the same school, now called Grambling State University.  When he retired in 1997, Robinson's teams had won 17 conference titles and 9 times were named the National Black College champions.  More than 200 of his players went on to play professional football.  Across the country, there are 628 college football teams


STORY TAGS: BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS

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