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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.

Coaching Legend John Thompson Dies at 78

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...

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Retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III is sworn in as secretary of defense, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Jan. 22, 2021. Holding the Bible is the Junior Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Marine Corps Lt. Col. Caleb Hyatt. Photo: Lisa Ferdinando

Army General Lloyd Austin Breaks “Brass Ceiling”

On Friday, Lloyd Austin became the first African-American defense secretary of the United States. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point,...

Hyde Park Man Accused of Killing Neighbor’s Elderly Dog

HYDE PARK – A family’s pet dog was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in Hyde Park and police are investigating the incident. The shooting...
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