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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

Millennials want something different from HBCUs — and they are getting it by Gregory Clay

N.C. A&T students recognize their legacy and opportunity by Jacqueline Alston

HBCUs are unfairly penalized by NCAA academic standards by Derrick Jackson

How did North Carolina A&T, the host of today’s event, become the top school in the country for graduating black engineers? Care. by Soraya McDonald

Can the reputation of HBCU basketball bounce back? by Justin Tinsley