February 27, 2017
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HBCU Football Classic Draws Impressive Crowd

NEW YORK – Some came for the tailgating.  Others came to cheer on their alma mater and connect with their fraternity brothers and sisters. Some came to get a glimpse of the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige.  But many came just because they knew their small contribution of a ticket purchase would help send a New York student to college. 


In total, more than 34,000 people attended the New York Urban League’s 39th Annual Football Classic on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium.  Familiar faces in the crowd included talk show host, Wendy Williams and CBS 2 News anc