Tag: 2016

Black Girl Magic: The Summer of Firsts in the Olympics
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Black Girl Magic: The Summer of Firsts in the Olympics

By Nichole Hutchinson, Sports Staff Writer Posted 8:30 PM EST, Sat, Sept. 3, 2016 From Simone Manuel’s graceful and confident swimming to the triple-medal U.S. women victory in the 100 meter hurdles, African-American women took the spotlight in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. With the Olympics beginning on Saturday, Aug. 6, African-American Olympians, specifically the women, began…

Season ‘16: HU Football Senior Players Predict Success
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Season ‘16: HU Football Senior Players Predict Success

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:05 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 As the 2016-2017 football season approaches students and fans, get ready to cheer on their Bison football team at the Nation’s Classics on Sept. 17. The Hilltop would like to introduce three senior players who deserve your support. Nathan Lewis Jr. is a senior…

Howard Homecoming Committee Introduces 2016 Theme: BLUEPRINT
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Howard Homecoming Committee Introduces 2016 Theme: BLUEPRINT

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 5:00 PM EST, Weds. July 13, 2016 Updated 5:40 PM EST, Sun. Sept. 11, 2016 The 2016 Howard University Homecoming Steering Committee unveiled today the theme of this year’s homecoming entitled “BLUEPRINT.” You should already know things aren't always as they seem. #ExperienceBlueprint — Howard Homecoming (@BisonHomecoming) July 13, 2016 Introducing BLUEPRINT:…

Column: BET Awards Represent a New Look at the Black American Identity
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Column: BET Awards Represent a New Look at the Black American Identity

By Maya King, Summer ’16 Contributing Reporter Posted 9:07 PM EST, Mon. July 4, 2016 For many years the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards have represented a highly anticipated, but underwhelming tribute to Black achievement. As viewers often provided their critical commentary for the iconic awards show, writers scrambled to add and take away features most…

Remarks By President Barack Obama At Howard University’s 148th Commencement Convocation
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Remarks By President Barack Obama At Howard University’s 148th Commencement Convocation

By The Hilltop Staff Posted 8:15 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 Courtesy of The White House Office of the Press Secretary: [EXCLUSIVE: Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement] THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you!  Hello, Howard!  (Applause.)  H-U! AUDIENCE:  You know! THE PRESIDENT:  H-U! AUDIENCE:  You know! THE PRESIDENT:  (Laughter.)  Thank you so much, everybody. …

Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement
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Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement

Obama urges Howard Class of 2016 graduates to “Be confident in your heritage. Be confident in your Blackness.” By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 5:00 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 In what will go down as one of the most significant moments in Howard University’s history, President Barack Obama delivered a strong, eloquent and inspirational…

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