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[video] Honda Battle of the Bands 2011

Nearly 60,000 fans packed the Georgia Dome this weekend to hear the eight bands taking part in the 9th annual Honda Battle of the Bands.

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News

Professor at HBCU questions black national anthem

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” is an uplifting spiritual, one that’s often heard in churches and popularly recognized as the black national anthem. Timothy Askew grew up with its rhythms, but now the song holds a contentious place in his mind.

“I love the song,” said Askew, an associate professor of English at Clark Atlanta University, a historically black college. “But it’s not the song that is the problem. It’s the label of the song as a ‘black national anthem’ that creates a lot of confusion and tension.”

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Campus Life I LOVE My HBCU

I LOVE My HBCU: Clark Atlanta University


Alumni Roundup hit the road with Ford and the Tom Joyner Foundation down to Atlanta to promote the opportunity for the HBCU family to support our schools without breaking out our checkbooks. The Ford Motor Company is pledging up to $250,000 in scholarship support for HBCU students which YOU can claim for your school by simply test driving one of their vehicles. Be sure to log into www.Drive4HBCU.com, register, print the form and go to ANY Ford dealer by January 4th.

Don’t leave YOUR student’s behind.
-Be.