Tag: Blackness

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!…

The Melanin Project: Bringing Black Aspects and Experiences
CAMPUS

The Melanin Project: Bringing Black Aspects and Experiences

By Arelia Johnson, Campus Staff Writer Posted 7:13 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Black skin has come a long way since the days of Ralph Ellison’s astute observation on invisibility, thanks to individuals like sophomore communications major, Mansur Rashid, of The Melanin Project. The Melanin Project is an photography exhibition that will focus on Black students’…

Ubiquity: Howard’s Best Kept Secret
CAMPUS

Ubiquity: Howard’s Best Kept Secret

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 It is no easy task being Howard’s oldest Afrocentric service organization, and the members of Ubiquity are aware of that. Named as Howard’s best kept secret, the ‘Ubiquitarians’ certainly have a legacy to uphold. Founded in 1973 at Meridian Hill Hall, Ubiquity is…

Letter From The Editor: “Ungawa. Black Power.”
LETTERS FROM THE EDITOR

Letter From The Editor: “Ungawa. Black Power.”

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief “We been saying ‘freedom’ for six years. What we are going to start saying now is ‘Black Power.’” -Stokely Carmichael to a crowd of about 3,000 people on Thursday, June 16, 1966 .@HowardU alumnus #StokelyCarmichael coined the term "#BlackPower" 50 years ago. What does Black Power mean to you? pic.twitter.com/BrWpwcQTc8 — The Hilltop…