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Saturday, September 18th, 2021 the Truth and Service Classic was launched. So of course it was only right that the Vice President of the Untied States and Howard Alumna, Kamala Harris bless the Classic by administrating the first coin toss.

This year’s game was the 96th meeting between the two HUs; Howard University and Hampton University but it’s the first with the new name, “Truth and Service Classic.” It was also the first football match ever held at the brand-new soccer stadium, Audi Field, located in Southwest, Washington, D.C.

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Vice President Kamala Harris surprised the students and fellow alumni as she walked on the field to a standing ovation. Despite VP Harris winning the coin toss for her HBCU, the game did end in a loss for Howard with a final score of 48 Hampton to Howard’s 32. Scroll below for a video and photos from the game…

 

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1. US Vice President Kamala Harris with Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick

US Vice President Kamala Harris with Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris waves as she walks on the field for Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

2. US Vice President Kamala Harris With Howard Football Players

US Vice President Kamala Harris With Howard Football Players Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris participates in the coin toss at the opening of the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

3. US Vice President Kamala Harris With Howard Football Players

US Vice President Kamala Harris With Howard Football Players Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris participates in the coin toss at the opening of the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

4. US Vice President Kamala Harris tosses the coin

US Vice President Kamala Harris tosses the coin Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris tosses the coin for the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

5. US Vice President Kamala Harris Tosses The Coin

US Vice President Kamala Harris Tosses The Coin Source:Getty

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, flips a coin ahead of the Howard University and Hampton University football game at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The two teams, both HBCUs are playing the first-ever Truth and Service Classic game hosted in partnership with Events DC. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images 

6. US Vice President Kamala Harris

US Vice President Kamala Harris Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris participates in the coin toss at the opening of the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

7. US Vice President Kamala Harris Applauds After Tossing The Coin

US Vice President Kamala Harris Applauds After Tossing The Coin Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris applauds after tossing the coin for the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

8. US Vice President Kamala Harris Applauds After Tossing The Coin

US Vice President Kamala Harris Applauds After Tossing The Coin Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris participates in the coin toss at the opening of the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) 

9. US Vice President Kamala Harris Applauds After Tossing The Coin

US Vice President Kamala Harris Applauds After Tossing The Coin Source:Getty

US Vice President Kamala Harris applauds after the coin toss at the opening of the football game between Howard University and Hampton University at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)