BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — The third season of the ESPN+ series ‘Why Not Us’ will put the spotlight on the nationally acclaimed Fabulous Dancing Dolls at Southern University.
The show, executive produced by NBA All Star, Chris Paul, takes viewers on a journey to see the life of being a student and or a student-athlete at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). In 8 episodes, viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look with the Dolls as they navigate the rigors of practice, classes, while upholding the ‘legacy of the Forever Dolls that came before them.’
“The third season of Why Not Us will continue to shine a spotlight on the importance of HBCUs and celebrate the culture and influence of these institutions,” said Paul. “This season will focus on Southern University’s nationally acclaimed Dancing Dolls and will capture the drive, talent and vision of these powerful black women leading the way.”
For over 50 years, the Dancing Dolls have set a high standard for collegiate dance lines nationwide, along with the booming sounds of the Southern University marching band, The Human Jukebox.
The first two seasons followed the men’s basketball team at North Carolina Central University and the football program at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
The show will premiere on August 11 exclusively on ESPN+.