National museum to feature Bayou Classic, HBCUs

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WASHINGTON—Southern University, Grambling State University, and other historically Black universi- ties will be featured in the National Museum of Afri- can American History and Culture when it opens in Washington DC in spring 2016.

The museum is the only national museum devoted to documenting the history and culture of Black Americans.

With a primary focus on its legendary football program, GSU will be joined by a section featuring longtime GSU head football coach Eddie G. Robinson. In addition, there will be an area dedicated to the Bayou Classic.

Other historically Black universities scheduled to be featured in the museum include Howard, Florida A&M, Tennessee State, and Tuskegee universities.