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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…

New Name, New Chapter: Cathy Hughes School of Communications
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New Name, New Chapter: Cathy Hughes School of Communications

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Howard University hosted an official ceremony to rename Howard’s School of Communications (SOC) in honor of Cathy Hughes’ multimillion dollar donation. The event was held on October 23 at Armour J. Blackburn University Center’s Ballroom after the closing events of Howard’s Homecoming entitled BLUEPRINT. Howard attendee and moderator Anthony Anderson,…

RECAP: The Hurston/Wright Foundation’s 15th Annual Legacy Awards
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RECAP: The Hurston/Wright Foundation’s 15th Annual Legacy Awards

By Justin Cohen, News Staff Writer Posted 10:05 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 28, 2016 The Hurston/Wright Foundation, an organization that seeks to discover and honor writers dedicated to the development of Black literature, hosted its 15th annual Legacy Awards on Friday, October 21, at the Washington Plaza Hotel. The Hurston/Wright Foundation was founded in 1990 by…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall Discussion
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall Discussion

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By David DePriest, Contributing News Writer Posted 9:50 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 28, 2016 During this year’s Homecoming, a panel discussion entitled “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall was hosted in Howard University’s Blackburn Center Ballroom on Wednesday, October 19. The event was organized…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Common, Faith Evans, Fabolous to Headline 2016 Howard Homecoming Yardfest
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Common, Faith Evans, Fabolous to Headline 2016 Howard Homecoming Yardfest

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 11:50 PM EST, Weds., Oct. 19, 2016 Updated 7:25 PM EST, Thurs., Nov. 11, 2016 In a surprising move just before midnight on Wednesday, October 19, Howard University officially announced from it’s Twitter account the official music artist…

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