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Olympian Dr. Rhadi Ferguson talks Weight Loss and His Book “Coffee with Rhadi”

Olympian, 4 time National Judo champion, MMA fighter, now author Dr. Rhadi Ferguson took a few questions impromptu from our resident body transformation and athletic performance coach, Coach Be ( for a new episode of his show “Coffee with Rhadi.”

People on the Move

Judo Champ and MMA Fighter Dr. Rhadi Ferguson is On the Move

My name is…. Rhadi Bullard Ferguson.

The reason you’re reading about me is…Well the reason you’re reading about me is because I’m a graduate of Howard University two times. Once in 1997 with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and again in 2002 with a Masters of Arts of Teaching; and because I went to Howard University and have some accomplishments in terms of going to the Olympics in 2004, in being a world class strength and conditioning coach, placing 2nd in the Brazilian Jujitsu World Championships and currently still in the mixed in the world of Mixed Martial Arts having started my pro career in 2010.

Campus Life

The Faces Change But the Tradition of the HBCU Greek Stroll Remains


Ever Wonder Why February is Black History Month?

Today is Feb. 28, 2010. It is the last day of the month in the shortest month of the year. This is the month Black History is celebrated throughout the United States. Each year the question is asked, why February?

The short answer: Historian Carter G. Woodson, one of the founders of the Association of Negro Life and History (ANLH), selected the week that contains the birth dates of two people who played a prominent role in shaping black history: Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 12, and Frederick Douglass, Feb. 14. Lincoln (1809-1865), a white man and the 16th president of the United States, signed the Emancipation Proclamation to free black slaves in some states. Douglass (1817-1895), a black man, was an orator, journalist and anti-slavery leader of the 19th century.

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