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    By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor John Thompson was the first Black coach to win the NCAA Championship. In 1984, he led the Georgetown Hoyas to victory over the Houston Cougars. In 1985 Thompson was named Coach of the Year.  He coached at Georgetown University from 1972 to 1999.  Thompson was a coach who set ...
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    By Nsenga Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor The world is reeling from the loss of iconic actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday, August 28, after losing a private battle to colon cancer. Boseman died at home surrounded by his family. A statement released by his family said Boseman was diagnosed with stage ...