Deion Sanders leads JSU to Black national championship

Jackson State is still playing football deep into December. Coached by Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, the Tigers (11-1, 8-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) won their first SWAC championship since 2007 with a 27-10 win over Prairie View A&M on Dec. 4 in Jackson, Mississippi. JSU now heads to Atlanta to face MEAC-champion South […]

HBCU president resigns after being arrested in prostitution sting

The president of an HBCU decided to resign on Feb. 10 after he was arrested in a prostitution sting. Over the weekend, William Bynum Jr., 57, the president of Jackson State University, was arrested in Clinton, Mississippi, according to the Clarion-Ledger.  Bynum, a married father of six children, allegedly was at a Clinton hotel when […]

Update: Cousin of Slain Jackson State Student Facing Murder Charge

In a bizarre turn of events, the cousin of a slain Jackson State student has been charged with murder in connection with his family member’s death. As previously reported, 19-year-old Nolan Ryan Henderson III was killed Sunday, March 25 at off-campus housing near the historically black college. Henderson’s parents have been vocal about his death, […]

Jackson State University Student Killed, Mother Blames Football Players

The mother of a Jackson State University student is blaming members of the school’s football team for the death of her 19-year-old son. Nolan Ryan Henderson III was killed Sunday, March 25 at off-campus housing near the historically black college. The victim’s mother, Sanya Henderson, tells The Clarion-Ledger that she believes members of the football […]