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Keeping HBCU football Classics alive

Updated: February 28, 2013, 1:31 PM ET
By J.R. Gamble | Special to ESPN.com

Historically black college football classics are three-day extravaganzas, where the HBCU community congregates in the name of football, common culture, music and, most important, tradition.

Similar to a bowl game, outside of the stadium there are parades, tailgating and barbecuing with stereos blasting along with elaborate step shows.

When Beyoncé was still part of Destiny's Child, she performed at a Classic. In fact, a plethora of multiplatinum hip-hop ...

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