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COLUMN: Chivalry is Dead and Our Women are Paying the Price
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COLUMN: Chivalry is Dead and Our Women are Paying the Price

By Jason Ajiake, News Staff Columnist Posted 11:45 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 A St. John’s University graduate student was murdered last weekend after telling a man to stop harassing her at J’Ouvert, an annual celebration of Caribbean culture in Brooklyn. Tiarah Poyau, 22, repeatedly told the man, Reginald Moise, to stop grinding against her…

Why aren’t we talking about the Louisiana Flood?
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Why aren’t we talking about the Louisiana Flood?

By Amber Broaden, News Editor and Jason Ajiake, News Staff Columnist Posted 11:32 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 Residents who experience extreme flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were so devastated by the damages that the Red Cross deemed it the worst natural disaster in the United States since Hurricane Sandy. At least 60,000 homes have been damaged or…

ScholarCHIPS: The Scholarship for Children of Incarcerated Parents
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ScholarCHIPS: The Scholarship for Children of Incarcerated Parents

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 10:55 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 “When I was a freshman in high school, my mother passed away leaving my grandmother to be mine and my siblings primary care giver,” said Yasmine Arrington, founder of ScholarCHIPS, an organization that provides scholarships for children of incarcerated parents. To date, ScholarCHIPS has…

Meeting Tupac Shakur: A Moment With a Flash of Our Spirit
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Meeting Tupac Shakur: A Moment With a Flash of Our Spirit

By Dr. Greg Carr, Special To The Hilltop Posted 11:05 AM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 Editor’s Note: Dr. Greg Carr is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University and Adjunct Faculty at the Howard School of Law. He holds a Ph.D. in African American Studies from…

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…

#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action
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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 7:05 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 10, Howard students, faculty and notable alumni gathered in the Knight Convention Center at the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Howard University School of Communications. Among the alumni…

Black Male Found Dead in the McMillan Reservoir
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Black Male Found Dead in the McMillan Reservoir

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 5:50 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have launched an investigation on a body pulled from the McMillan Reservoir yesterday. Investigators told ABC7 News that a security officer saw the body floating in the reservoir and called for help….

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