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John Thompson

Legendary Coach John Thompson Dies at 78

Former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson has died. He was 78 years old.  Thompson was the first Black head coach to win an NCAA National Championship when his Hoyas defeated the Houston Cougars in 1984.  Thompson recruited and coached basketball legends Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning, Allen Iverson, and Dikembe Mutombo.   Thompson was voted into the… Read more »

Vandals Deface a Tina Turner Mural in North Carolina With Nazi Symbol

Employees at a popular record store in North Carolina say a mural the beloved, world-renown entertainer  Tina Turner was defaced with a red swastika. The mural is painted on the outside of Static Age Records in downtown Asheville, NC, according to the Citizen Times.   Workers say someone drew Nazi symbol after the close of business on December 23. The owner… Read more »