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Black College Football Hall of Fame welcomes new members

ATLANTA (CBS46) -

The Black College Football Hall of Fame held its fourth enshrinement ceremony on Saturday.

The event began at 6 p.m. at the Loews Atlanta Hotel.

This year the Atlanta Falcons were the presenting sponsor, and the team's owner, Arthur Black, served as honorary chairman of the ceremony.

Shack Harris and Doug Williams started the Hall in Fame in 2009 to recognize great football players from historically black college football programs.

Each year the Hall of Fame inducts 11 new members.

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