WATCH: An Undefeated Conversation with President Obama: Sports, Race and Achievement
President Barack Obama visited the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro for the first time Tuesday to participate in a forum on the historically black college experience, the mentorship program he founded called My Brother’s Keeper, and what it means to be undefeated in the face of life’s obstacles.
Hosted and moderated by SportsCenter anchor Stan Verrett, An Undefeated Conversation with President Obama: Sports, Race and Achievement aired at 10 p.m. EST.
The discussion was taped in front of a live audience of N.C. A&T students, participants in My Brother’s Keeper and other invited guests. A few audience members had the opportunity to ask questions of the president.
President Obama talks race, sports and being Undefeated – by Michael A. Fletcher
A look at Obama’s education record and the criticism that it has hurt HBCUs – by Michael A. Fletcher
A look at the president’s involvement in My Brother’s Keeper – by Mike Wise
Two lives profoundly changed by My Brother’s Keeper – by Maya A. Jones
Aux Chord Chronicles VI: The Obama Years – by Justin Tinsley
Commentary on the economic sustainability of HBCUs – by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, former president at Bennett College
MEAC commissioner challenges alumni to take ownership of their institutions – By Dennis Thomas, commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The 20 times U.S. presidents have spoken at HBCUs – by Martenzie Johnson
N.C. A&T students recognize their legacy and opportunity – by Jacqueline Alston
HBCUs are unfairly penalized by NCAA academic standards – by Derrick Jackson
Can the reputation of HBCU basketball bounce back? – by Justin Tinsley