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Cheerleading, Dance, HBCU Homecoming, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Women's Sports -

GREENSBORO, North Carolina — It’s 7 o’clock on a muggy August morning. The air is still. You can see rolling hills, historic buildings, newly erected amenities and acres of landscaped spaces. At the largest historically black college or university (HBCU) in the nation, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, all points intersect at the […]

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Commentary, Hampton University, HBCU Homecoming, The Real HU -

Homecoming at Hampton University is over for this year, but the battle for best HBCU homecoming is an ongoing debate. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference schools have been outshining us for years, and 2018 was no exception. No homecoming is perfect. Questionable campus safety, overpriced club fees, long lines and oversold events plague some HU festivities. I’m […]

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Florida A&M University, Hampton University, HBCU, HBCU Homecoming, Howard Homecoming, Howard University, Living, Morehouse College, North Carolina A&T, Video, Virginia State University -

HBCUs were established during a time where African-Americans were denied education due to their race. Despite the storied history, some people still question the relevance of these universities and colleges and whether they are financially viable institutions. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will always be significant in the Black community. From the legendary alumni […]

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Homecoming week is without a doubt one of the most important stretches on a historically black college calendar. As Howard University in Washington, D.C., prepares for the annual tradition, the “Showtime” Marching Band is gearing up for a show that director of bands John Newson hopes will stay with fans and alumni long after the […]

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Band of Distinction, Benedict College, HBCU, HBCU Bands, HBCU Homecoming -

For 20 years, the soulful sounds of the Benedict College Marching Tiger Band of Distinction (BCBOD) have managed to work their way into the hearts of alumni, current students, fans and curious followers across the country. Since its founding in 1998, the band has grown from 61 members in its first year to a robust […]

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Florida A&M Rattlers, HBCU Homecoming, Howard Bison, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Southern Jaguars, Tuskegee Golden Tigers -

ESPN analyst Jay Walker, as he does this time of year every year, gives us who he thinks has the best homecoming on historically black college and university (HBCU) campuses. Here are his top 5: 5. Florida A&M University 4. Southern University 3. Tuskegee University 2. N.C. A&T University 1. Howard University Now let the […]

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Commentary, HBCU Homecoming, Howard University, Phi Beta Sigma -

At many colleges and universities across the country, the “Divine Nine” — nine historically black Greek-letter organizations, or BGLOs, that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council — bring both a vibrant atmosphere and one-of-a-kind experiences to their campuses. As a spring 2017 initiate of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Alpha Chapter, my fraternity brothers and […]

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HBCU, HBCU Homecoming, Howard University, Photo Act -

The Howard homecoming parade makes it way down 7th Street on Oct. 21.

Gabriella Demczuk for The Undefeated

Alumni cheer during the parade.

Gabriella Demczuk for The Undefeated

Dancers on Georgia Avenue.

Gabriella Demczuk for The Undefeated

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Clark Atlanta Panthers, HBCU Homecoming, Hip-Hop, Howard University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Yardfest -

As homecoming season continues, many students and alumni of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been debating on social media about who truly has the #bestHBCUHomecoming. My Rhoden Fellow colleagues have been trying their hardest to present the best argument for their respective schools, but there is no comparison here: Howard University, also known […]

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Hampton University, HBCU Homecoming -

On Oct. 1, as I walked around the campus of the Standard of Excellence – my historically black university, Hampton University – I noticed something different. It was something about the aura of my peers that I couldn’t quite put my finger on, until it hit me. It was homecoming month. Tickets for parties and […]

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Florida A&M Rattlers, HBCU Homecoming -

You will not receive a better education at a historically black college or university (HBCU) than Florida A&M. Last month, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 study named FAMU the sixth-best HBCU in the country — one spot higher than its 2017 ranking — and defended its spot as the top-ranked public institution. […]

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HBCU Homecoming, Morgan State Bears -

Each week in October, we’ll be looking for the best homecoming at our historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The debate started last week with Rhoden Fellow Donovan Dooley from North Carolina A&T University saying that its Greatest Homecoming on Earth, known as GHOE, is the greatest homecoming on earth. This week, Simone Benson of […]

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HBCU Homecoming, North Carolina A&T Aggies -

The Greatest Homecoming on Earth, or GHOE as most call it, is undoubtedly the most lit homecoming celebration to ever grace the planet or any historically black college and university (HBCU) campus. The notorious weeklong event takes place in Greensboro, North Carolina on the North Carolina A & T State University campus and “officially” concludes […]

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HBCU Homecoming, Howard University, Morehouse College, Most Undefeated 2016 -

As we inched down Georgia Avenue, the aroma of fresh fried fish filled the air. And as we crept closer to the entrance of the school, I saw swarms of people decked out in Howard paraphernalia. My mother, who normally wore beautiful blouses and pantsuits, traded in her professional attire for a Howard University alum […]

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HBCU Homecoming, Morris Brown College -

The amount of purple in shirts, hats, jackets and, in a few cases, the hair, of the Morris Brown College alumni on campus for the annual October homecoming festivities could easily be mistaken for either a Prince tribute or a Minnesota Vikings game. The mass of people mingling in Founders Plaza in the heart of […]

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AKA, Alphas, Aux Cord Chronicles, Greek Life, HBCU Homecoming, Homecoming Stroll, Most Undefeated 2016, Music -

Believe it or not, strolling, which is exactly what you think it is, hasn’t always been a large facet of the black Greek experience. It played in the cut to relentlessly rehearsed stepping and to more formal step shows — the more popular form of expression. Over the last 15 to 20 years, however, according […]

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