Growing up in the suburbs of Washington, DC and attending my beloved “Home by the Sea” Hampton University has left me biased–There is NOTHING like the HBCU experience! Football games in the fall are the best! The Battle of the Band, the Fraternities and Sororities, then finally the best part: all of the alumni coming back still repping their home away from home! Every time I go to a game at my beloved HBCU, Hampton University, it’s like I never left.
Today D and I stayed in DC and attended the Morehouse vs Howard game played at the legendary RFK stadium. It reminded me of years past when I used to go to Howard games as a teen. I also was reminded of the sense of “home” I felt when coming back to DC from Hampton for the HU vs HU games. Ladies at HBCUs don’t care that it’s a football games, they are getting DRESSED UP! Heels and fly dresses or jeans, all type of hot coats etc! I saw the jazziest couple walking hand in hand donning their Morehouse and Spelman gear. The experience in DC is different from most cities that host a game. The Metro is rowdy, the traffic is crazy…and note: I’m not even talking about Homecoming! Continue reading