STACY FRANCIS

By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed Born and raised as a preacher’s kid in Brooklyn, New York, Stacy Francis started out in musical theater at the age of 13. At the age of 16, she joined the girl group Ex-Girlfriend, and this group was signed to Warner Bros. Records by music legend Benny Medina. They scored a…

Before I Lay It Down: “The Labor Day Classic Is A HBCU Family Affair…”

“Construction, Texas” otherwise known as Highway 290, was bumper-to-bumper last Sunday as thousands of HBCU cousins headed towards that great metropolis of Prairie View for the 2016 version of the Labor Day Classic. The skies were gray as weather warnings of potential downpours sought to dampen the enthusiasm of these “black college kinfolk” from Texas…