HBCU bands

Jackson State edged FAMU by one point as the HBCUs battled during a nationally televised game, but ESPN took home the loss after viewers sounded off because the network didn't show the bands perform at halftime, ignoring a cultural tradition.

Nation

Morgan State's Magnificent Marching Machine to perform at Macy's 93rd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Talladega College, Alabama's oldest historically Black liberal arts college, came under fire after its marching band accepted an invitation to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration.