About Us 2017-05-19T05:22:43+00:00

Edd Hayes
Archivist
Published Edd Hayes Black College Sports Reports, a weekly newsletter from 1984 to 1996...co-creator of Black SportsWorld magazine and Sunday Morning News... appeared in several other publications (National Scene Magazine, Daily News and Perspective Magazine)...Tournament Director, the John B. McLendon, Jr. Invitational Basketball Classic, Atlantic City, NJ, 1993...created History & Legends archives in 1996 ...hosted The Black College Sports Show on Blogtalkradio.com/sourceradio.
Jah'ana Martin
Editor/Researcher/Blogger
An experienced media professional, editor and writer, she brings diverse experience as a published blogger, a freelance editor, copy editor, legal proofreader, marketing strategist. She holds a B.A. in Media from Hampton University, a Masters in Finance and is an Enrolled Agent, admitted to practice before the IRS. A sports enthusiast, Jay lives in Atlanta with her husband and in her spare time, she enjoys basketball, football, MMA, running, hiking and yoga.
Alonza Hardy
Contributor
Retired Editor/Founder, UniteOcala, a monthly online newsletter serving the Central Florida area surrounding Ocala, FL focusing on news, history and current events. An avid supporter of HBCUs, he was a former editor of The Black Miami Weekly, The Gantt Report (Tallahassee), and a freelance writer for The Miami Times. Publisher /Editor of the Community Newspaper (Marianna)… retired federal law enforcement officer. retired federal law enforcement officer.
Jau'ron Hayes
Media Marketing Director
Formerly with Asian -Warner-North Carolina, Inc., Wal-Mart Inc., Mission Housing Development Corp. (San Francisco), Apex Systems and Amazon. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill alumna.Currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
Whitfield Jenkins
Contributor/Archivist
Past President, Marion Branch, NAACP and Commissioner, and Chairman - Ocala Housing Authority. He played for famed coach Jake Gaither on the Rattlers championship teams of the 1960s. He is past President, National FAMU Rattler “F” Club, Inc. and Board of Directors, Ocala/Marion County United Way.
Virginia Montague
DIrector
Ms. Montague is a retired City of New York official who was the Director of the Manhattan Borough President's Office; past president of the Founding Chapter of the Coalition of One Hundred Black Women; Chairperson of Faith Works, International. Among her many honors and awards include the New York Women's Agenda Galaxy Award; Woman of Excellence Award from the National Action Network; the Richard Allen AME Church Distinguished Service Award; and the North Carolina Central University Service Award; the recipient of Proclamations from the United States Congress; Citations from the New York State Senate, the New York State Assembly; the City Comptroller, New York City Council and other religious and civic organizations. She is a native of Durham, NC and a graduate of North Carolina Central University.