WASHINGTON,DC - October 5, 2017: Band Director John E. Newson gives instructions during practice. The NCC band is much larger than HU's band, and he wants to make sure his squad comes correct.
Howard University's Showtime Marching Band is part of a long tradition of outstanding bands at HBCU's. The band practices in the days leading up to a home game against North Carolina Central. (André Chung for The Undefeated)