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Casem Legacy

The Casem Legacy Marino CasemJune 23, 1934 – Apr 25, 2020 “The GODFATHER” “A winner, a (God)fatherly and an amazing football man” Known as “The Godfather,” Casem had an overall record of 159-93-8 at three Southwestern Athletic Conference schools, coached four national championship teams at Alcorn State and was the National Black College Coach of …

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“A Call to Action”

  In 1947, Dr. Mordecai W. Johnson, president of Howard University, stood before a House Labor Department Federal Appropriations subcommittee and extolled the fact that 17 Land-Grant Colleges were being underfunded with small allotments which were crippling the predominately black colleges and universities in their efforts to grow and prepare graduates for professional roles in …

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