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FEATURE — Anticipation: The Grand Opening of the Smithsonian NMAAHC
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FEATURE — Anticipation: The Grand Opening of the Smithsonian NMAAHC

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 10:17 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 After the nation’s highly, anticipated wait for another prominent archive of African-American collection, the Smithsonian will finally open its National African-American History and Culture Museum on Saturday, September 24, its 19th addition to the Institution. Stop by the the Social Tent at the #FreedomSounds festival!…

Queens Behind the Camera
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Queens Behind the Camera

By Sytonia Reid, Special To The Hilltop Posted 2:05 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 On Saturday, Sept. 10, Howard University students and faculty from the School of Communications’ Department of Media, Journalism & Film took part in National Black Female Photographers Day by joining a photo-walk with professionals in the field. Southeast D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront…

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs Gifts His Alma Mater
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Sean “P. Diddy” Combs Gifts His Alma Mater

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 9:20 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Howard University has been raved as “The Mecca” for decades. It is home of The Long Walk and home to the legacies of greats that have come and gone. One of those greats is fellow hip-hop mogul, businessman and Howard Bison Sean “P. Diddy”…

HU Swipes: Dining Dollars Feed Homeless in the District
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HU Swipes: Dining Dollars Feed Homeless in the District

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 8:40 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 In the spring semester of 2016, DD Humblebee, which would later be known as HU Swipes, was born. The Howard University based organization HU Swipes has conceived an innovative idea–using dining dollars to buy and donate food to the homeless. At the…

Brookland Manor v. Gentrification
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Brookland Manor v. Gentrification

By Alexa Imani Spencer, News Contributing Columnist Posted 8:30 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Gentrification has taken a toll on urban communities throughout Washington D.C. Hundreds of predominantly Black families have been forced out of their homes to accommodate redevelopment. In an effort to save Brookland Manor Apartments, Adriann Borum and another unnamed tenant, joined by community-based organization,…

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