Shirley Carswell

Jay-Z and the History of the War on Drugs: From Prohibition to Gold Rush
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Jay-Z and the History of the War on Drugs: From Prohibition to Gold Rush

By  Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 11:25 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 26, 2016 By this point, it’s common knowledge that “the War on Drugs” was little more than a systemic, institutional measure designed to disenfranchise Black and Latino communities. The initiative was a complex movement, which continues to unjustly impact its victims today. Layer upon layer…

Career Services Launch New Program to Aid Students
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Career Services Launch New Program to Aid Students

By Rebecca Johnson, Campus Contributing Writer Posted 9:15 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 The Office of Career Services (OCS) launched the Junior Experimental Learning program (JEL), a new mentoring initiative with the goal of closing the gap between current students and alumni in their preferred career path program on Thursday, Sept. 8. “Our goal here was…

Queen Sugar Author Visits Howard
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Queen Sugar Author Visits Howard

By Anthony Brown, Culture Contributing Writer Posted 6:40 PM EST, Wed., Sept. 14, 2016 The highly anticipated and recently debuted OWN series, spearheaded by director and creator Ava DuVernay, was first a riveting novel by Natalie Baszile that’s set in the hinterland of rural Louisiana.  The familial narrative she created has now been set to the small…

Census Bureau’s 2015 Report: A Brief Overview
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Census Bureau’s 2015 Report: A Brief Overview

By Jason Ajiake, News Staff Columnist Posted 5:45 PM EST, Wed., Sept. 14, 2016 The recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that American families have been making notary progress toward recovery as the median household income has grown from 2014-2015. According to the Census Bureau, middle-class and poor Americans experienced a historical economic growth rate…

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