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Howard University is a federally chartered, non-profit, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university located in Washington, D.C., United States. - Source: Wikipedia

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  • **FILE** Howard head coach Gary Harrell shouts from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers at Highpoint Solutions stadium Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers won 26-0. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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