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Female Job Readiness Organization Dresses Ward Four Women for Success
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Female Job Readiness Organization Dresses Ward Four Women for Success

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 While job hunting is already daunting, landing the job can be worse, especially for women. A 2016 University of the West of Scotland lecture by Dr. Graham Scott reports women are predominantly  judged by their looks, while male candidates are judged by the…

Horton’s Kids Spotlight: Building a Brighter Future
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Horton’s Kids Spotlight: Building a Brighter Future

By Alanté Millow, Howard University News Service Posted 12:50 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Several homeless children offered to pump D.C. resident Karin Walser’s gas in exchange for any spare change in 1989. She didn’t have any cash. So she offered to take them to the zoo instead. This act sparked the creation of Horton’s Kids,…

Sister Sister AU Summit Gives Black Women Empowerment
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Sister Sister AU Summit Gives Black Women Empowerment

By Victoria Jonas, News Contributing Writer Posted 12:30 AM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 At Howard University, African-American women are the majority population. But less than 10 miles away, African-American women at American University stand as the minority. These women of the African Diaspora came together to create their own organization known as the Sister Sister AU….

End of the Road: A Reflection on Obama’s Presidency
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End of the Road: A Reflection on Obama’s Presidency

By Shaleen Shah and Taylor Hopkins, News Staff & Contributing Writers Posted 4:00 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 11, 2016 Recently, the presidential elections have received a lion’s share of the limelight. Behind the scenes, current President Barack Obama is preparing to leave office on January 20, 2017. Obama made history in 2008 when he became the…

Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Talks Race, Art and Activism
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Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Talks Race, Art and Activism

By Jaimee A. Swift, Editor-at-Large Posted 11:55 PM EST, Fri., Nov. 11, 2016 On Monday, October 24, dance-extraordinaire and distinguished, Howard alumna, Debbie Allen, candidly shared her perspectives on race-relations, gun violence, poverty, and access to the American Dream on a panel, which served to galvanize the D.C. community and beyond. Hosted by the Center for American…

The Birth of a Nation: Worthy or a Flop?
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The Birth of a Nation: Worthy or a Flop?

By Amber Broaden, News Editor When “The Birth of a Nation” was released to the world on Oct. 7, I had the opportunity to watch the screening, though I was distracted due to the news surrounding its creator, Nat Parker. Parker portrayed the role of Nat Turner, an enslaved Baptist preacher who led his slave…

Trump’s Bloody Red October: A Timeline of Controversy
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Trump’s Bloody Red October: A Timeline of Controversy

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer The leaked tape where presidential candidate Donald J. Trump made lewd and sexually aggressive comments about women has so far defined his October campaign. “I am not proud of it. I apologized to my family. I apologized to the American people. But this is locker room talk,” Trump said in…

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