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March for Black Women: Advocating for a Marginalized Community
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March for Black Women: Advocating for a Marginalized Community

By: Zoe Haynes, Staff Reporter Saturday, Sept. 29th, Black women rallied on the National Mall to demand a seat at the table during the March for Black Women. Organized by the Black Women’s Blueprint, the march focused on giving voice to the traditionally silenced pleas of Black women and demanded political leaders take responsibility for…

Educational Misalignment: “America to Me” Speaks Truth | Howard Student Featured in STARZ Documentary Series
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Educational Misalignment: “America to Me” Speaks Truth | Howard Student Featured in STARZ Documentary Series

By: Kayla York, Staff Reporter The United States education system is in dire need of revitalization. Starz’s documentary “America to Me” is attempting to strive for just that. The documentary showcases a year in the life of 12 subjects attending high school in Chicago’s western suburbs. The subjects are predominately of African-American descent. The film…

LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3
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LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3

By: Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter On Wednesday, Sept. 26, HUSA Senate reached an 11-3 vote on the decision to officially add to its constitution an LGBTQ Fund– a piece of legislation that was a combined effort on the part of HUSA’s student advocacy committee and CASCADE. This was just one vote short of the two-thirds…

Lester Holt Tapped for Opening Convocation
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Lester Holt Tapped for Opening Convocation

By Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter  In a statement released on Sept. 13, President Wayne A.I. Frederick announced that “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt will deliver Howard University’s 151st Opening Convocation address on Sept. 21. Convocation is an annual event focused on bringing in the new school year, officially welcoming the freshman class and highlighting…

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Recap: CBC Demands King’s Dream be Realized

By Kayla York, Staff Writer The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted its 48th Annual Legislative Conference entitled “The Dream Still Demands” this weekend, Sept.12-16, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The conference’s theme honored the legacy of the civil rights movement and the activists of today fighting for justice and equality. On Sept. 14,…

CBC Discusses Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement in Braintrust
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CBC Discusses Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement in Braintrust

By: Jeresa Anderson, Staff Reporter The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held its Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to bring awareness to issues impacting African-Americans and the global black community. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), former Attorney General Eric Holder, President and Direct-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherrilyn…

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions
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Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in…

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