Tag: 1970

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Comments | Random Sort Ascending

Joe Williams, who coached tiny Jacksonville University to 1970 NCAA title game against UCLA, dead at 88

19 Views0 Comments

Williams died in Enterprise, Mississippi, while in hospice care following a lengthy battle with cancer, his son Joe Williams Jr. said.  Williams was best known and will be forever remembered as the leader of one of t...

A police shooting delayed this Black college’s graduation in 1970. Now, those students finally got their ceremony — and an apology

93 Views0 Comments

The class of 1970 at Jackson State University in Mississippi finally got to turn their tassels, over 50 years after their initial ceremony was delayed by a police shooting that left a dozen injured and two students ...