As all bourgie colored people surely know, Morehouse and Howard square-off on the football field this Saturday. The rivalry among HBCU football teams is a particular breed; the fact that most respectable blacks live but a couple paychecks from the projects can be quickly evidenced by the threats of weave pulling and wig-splitting which inevitably arise in any discussion over the matter.
@tanehisi I apologize in advance for what Morehouse is about to do to Howard!
It's correct that Howard's football has fallen since the days of Jay "Sky" Walker. But let us not forget that a great HBCU should excel at producing men and women (at least in the case of Howard) who can always be said, without smirking, to be a credit to their sable race.
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