For the past six years, the football teams of historically black colleges and universities faced off in the annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic at the historic RFK Stadium in Southeast. But this year, the fledgling fall tradition will not take place. [read more…]
Led by junior guard Ahmaad Wilson’s 20 points, the Bowie State Bulldogs defeated the Fayetteville State Broncos to capture the Central Interscholastic Athletic Association (CIAA) men’s basketball tournament championship game, 62-54, on Feb. 25 in Charlotte. [read more…]
The NFL honored Pro Football Hall of Fame players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) before the start of Sunday’s Super Bowl LI battle between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. [read more…]
Howard Lady Bison guard Te’Shya Heslip drives past Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers guard Kathleen Belanger-Finn in the first quarter of Howard’s 95-62 win at Burr Gymnasium in Northwest on Saturday, Dec. 10. /Photo by John E. De Freitas [read more…]
North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen slips past a Howard Bison defender en route to a touchdown during the Aggies’ 34-7 win in what was Howard’s homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 22 at William H. Greene Stadium in northwest D.C. [read more…]
The “real HU”? For another year, at least, it’s Hampton University. Legacy, scholarship and tradition collided once again during the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic at RFK Stadium in southeast D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 17, as two esteemed historically black universities — Hampton and Howard — took to the gridiron for bragging rights as the true “HU,” with Hampton coming out on top for the second year in a row, 34-7.
Spectators from around the nation are set to converge on D.C. this weekend as historical black universities Howard and Hampton battle take the gridiron to find out which is the “real HU.” [read more…]