Football’s back, and that means that it’s time to break out the hot wings, the tailgate food, the jerseys, hats, jackets and other NFL paraphernalia that represent your favorite team. It’s time to hand your wife (or your husband) the credit card, send your kids on play dates or out to the movies for some uninterrupted Sundays in front of your 50-inch screen, comfy in your favorite recliner with your favorite beverage in one hand and a copy of your fantasy football league stats in the other.
And what happens when half-time shows are interrupted by football games? You Get HBCU Classics all weekend long. Central State University takes on North Carolina Central University in the The Cleveland Classic. Tennessee State University goes head to head with Jackson State University in the 22nd Annual Southern Heritage Classic and Howard University will stomp Morehouse College in the Nations Football Classic.
For those of you whose weekend plans don’t include football games, there are still some things you – concerts, new fall TV shows, standup comedy gigs. And while the nation remembers those lost on Sept. 11, 2001, two major 9-11 memorials are opening for the first time: The National 9-11 Memorial in New York City and the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. You can also visit the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.