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Every HBCU alum knows that homecoming is the official turn up season! Bring on the tailgates, concerts, barbecues, step shows and more because no body knows how to get a party started better that the students from historically black colleges and universities.
This is the time where alumni, students and neighbors can connect with the communities, reminisce on old times, share their school pride, boost the local economy and show Miley Cyrus how it’s really supposed to be done.
And let’s not forget all of the beautiful, educated Black singles!
Check out our picks for the top five HBCU homecomings that you don’t want to miss this year!