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Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs
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Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Beyoncé Knowles-Carter headlined Coachella in 2018 in what was a highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed performance. A year later on April 17, while Coachella 2019 was unfolding, Knowles-Carter published Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé featuring the full two-hour performance and behind the scenes footage of the show’s development. Homecoming was a performance dedicated…

Essay – What it Means to be a Bison
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Essay – What it Means to be a Bison

By Courtney Diggs, Staff Reporter All college students remember being in the final stride of their high school career anxiously refreshing their web browsers to find out if they were accepted into the college of their choosing. When making a final college decision, various aspects can be taken into consideration, such as the location and…

Broccoli City Festival Brings Talent to DMV
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Broccoli City Festival Brings Talent to DMV

Isaac Welch, Creative Content Team Skies were clear and spirits were high at this year’s Broccoli City Weekend in Maryland at Fed-Ex field. This year’s lineup featured some of the hottest artists out right now. Accompanied by Howard alumnus Chase B, Trippie Redd kicked off the weekend with a quick set on friday night with…

Remembering John Singleton
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Remembering John Singleton

By Ahmari Anthony & Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporters John Singleton’s credits are extensive and his impact is even greater. Responsible for films regarded as classics such as “Boyz n The Hood,” “Poetic Justice,” “Higher Learning,” “Rosewood” and “Baby Boy,” he was youngest and first black person to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director….

Hussle (and Motivate): An Open Letter to Nipsey Hussle
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Hussle (and Motivate): An Open Letter to Nipsey Hussle

By Jade Flint, Culture Editor Hussle, Everyday I raise an extra prayer of healing for Lauren, Kross, Emani, Sam, your family and your community because I feel but can only imagine the immense pain felt in your loss. It’s crazy to see the untimely passing of another member of that 2009- 2010 class of rappers,…

Perspective: Howard Students Discuss Dreamville Fest Experience
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Perspective: Howard Students Discuss Dreamville Fest Experience

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, NC welcomed 40,000 music lovers on Saturday, April 6 for the first ever Dreamville Festival. The sold-out festival, which was originally scheduled for September 2018 but postponed due to Hurricane Florence, featured J. Cole’s entire Dreamville record label as well as Rapsody, Teyana Taylor, Nelly,…

‘Rap or Go to the League:’ The Crossover
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‘Rap or Go to the League:’ The Crossover

By Isaac Welch, Creative Content Team   Last weekend, 2 Chainz, released his fifth studio album titled Rap or Go to the League. The 14-track follow up to 2016’s Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, features big names such as Marsha Ambrosius, Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, and no other than four-time MVP and three-time NBA Finals…

Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition
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Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition

By: Jade Flint, Culture Editor In almost every major museum in this global contemporary time, white curators are proposing and executing exhibitions that are pulling forward subsequently forgotten African American art history to the world stage with increasing popularity. For example, currently Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, a review…

Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs
CAMPUS, Culture, NEWS

Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Beyoncé Knowles-Carter headlined Coachella in 2018 in what was a highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed performance. A year later on April 17, while Coachella 2019 was unfolding, Knowles-Carter published Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé featuring the full two-hour performance and behind the scenes footage of the show’s development. Homecoming was a performance dedicated…

Essay – What it Means to be a Bison
Culture, EDITORIAL

Essay – What it Means to be a Bison

By Courtney Diggs, Staff Reporter All college students remember being in the final stride of their high school career anxiously refreshing their web browsers to find out if they were accepted into the college of their choosing. When making a final college decision, various aspects can be taken into consideration, such as the location and…

Broccoli City Festival Brings Talent to DMV
Culture, LIFE+STYLE

Broccoli City Festival Brings Talent to DMV

Isaac Welch, Creative Content Team Skies were clear and spirits were high at this year’s Broccoli City Weekend in Maryland at Fed-Ex field. This year’s lineup featured some of the hottest artists out right now. Accompanied by Howard alumnus Chase B, Trippie Redd kicked off the weekend with a quick set on friday night with…

Essay – Failure: Never Let a Hard Time Humble Us
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Essay – Failure: Never Let a Hard Time Humble Us

Jade Flint, Culture Editor “[The man] who at the worst, if he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory not defeat.” TEDDY ROOSEVELT, 1910 The beginning of May naturally signals a visual manifestation of the dark times of winter transforming our…

Remembering John Singleton
Culture, LIFE+STYLE

Remembering John Singleton

By Ahmari Anthony & Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporters John Singleton’s credits are extensive and his impact is even greater. Responsible for films regarded as classics such as “Boyz n The Hood,” “Poetic Justice,” “Higher Learning,” “Rosewood” and “Baby Boy,” he was youngest and first black person to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director….

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