This weekend all eyes are on Birmingham as the annual Magic City Classic which pits Alabama State University vs. Alabama A&M. The Classic has been going on for 72 years and attracts all kinds of celebrities to the region.
This year’s concerts include Bell Biv Devoe and Frankie Beverly and Maze. If you can’t get down to Alabama this weekend, both the NFL and major league baseball are on TV, with a big game in the NFL and two games in the World Series going on this weekend.
If you’re in the nation’s capitol, so is Gladys Knight, and for those of you who’ve heard all the buzz about the movie, Dear White People, opens nationwide.
Here’s what else is going on.
HOT ON TV:
All Times Eastern
Friday, October 24
World Series Game 3: Royals vs. Giants
8 p.m., Fox
The October Classic is all knotted up; who will prevail tonight for the lead?
Saturday, October 25
BET, 8 p.m.
Will Smith plays a man who falls in love while trying to help 7 strangers to heal himself
Sunday, October 26
Sunday Night Football: Packers at Saints
Green Bay won by one point in the team’s last meeting; QB’s Rodgers and Brees will duke it out
By Zandria F. Robinson
An author writing a book on African-Americans soon finds out that Black Southerners are not always on the same page with those in other parts of the country