Tag: African-American

Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists
CAMPUS

Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists

By: Alexa Imani Spencer and Kayla Irby, HU News Service Former FBI Director James Comey, speaking to Howard University students, professors and staff, this week distanced himself from an FBI report that said “black identity extremists” were responsible for “increased violence” by African-Americans against law enforcement. The report, entitled “Black Extremists Likely Motivated to Target…

Mr. and Ms. Towers’ “More Than An Image” Panel Opens Discussion On African-American Stereotypes
CAMPUS

Mr. and Ms. Towers’ “More Than An Image” Panel Opens Discussion On African-American Stereotypes

By Montana Couser, Contributing Writer Posted 8:00 PM EST, Tues., Dec. 6, 2016 Alexis Silva and Steven Ward, better known as the 2016-2017 Mr. and Ms. Towers, hosted an interactive discussion panel entitled “More Than An Image” at the Andrew Carnegie Building on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The panel focused on the negative images that perpetuate the African-American…

A Long Time Coming: Chicago Cubs Make History in the World Series
SPORTS

A Long Time Coming: Chicago Cubs Make History in the World Series

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer 108 Years. The last time the Chicago Cubs won a World Series was over a century ago. No other professional sports team that won a national title has gone that long without winning another championship. While their return to the World Series is one of the most electrifying events to happen…

1936 Olympic Trailblazers Finally Receive Recognition
SPORTS

1936 Olympic Trailblazers Finally Receive Recognition

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 9:10 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 8, 2016 Updated 8:55 AM EST, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016 Note: The author of this story is the corrected byline, as opposed to the The Hilltop’s print issue #7 from October 6, 2016. On Thursday, September 29, Coffee Bluff Pictures, Procter & Gamble and the U.S. Olympic Committee hosted…

PERSPECTIVE: Freedom Rings Through NMAAHC Celebration
LIFE+STYLE, NEWS

PERSPECTIVE: Freedom Rings Through NMAAHC Celebration

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 7:25 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 Adjacent to the brand new Smithsonian National African American History and Culture Museum and just below the Washington Monument, thousands rapped along to “Fight the Power” as infamous hip-hop group Public Enemy captivated the audience in celebration of the museum’s opening. Hours before, President…

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

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!…

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Like Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter