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Letter From The Editor: “A Luta Continua.”
Letters From The Editor

Letter From The Editor: “A Luta Continua.”

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief I would like to express sincere congratulations to Howard University on reaching its sesquicentennial. For 150 years, Howard has been and continues to be at the forefront of producing bright-minded scholars not only within its classrooms, but also through its mission, vision, and core values of excellence, leadership, service, and truth….

Letter From The Editor: “What Made Me Come To Oakland’s #BlackPanther50: Meeting Bobby Seale and The NAABPP”
Letters From The Editor

Letter From The Editor: “What Made Me Come To Oakland’s #BlackPanther50: Meeting Bobby Seale and The NAABPP”

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2016. I had the chance to jump on an opportunity to cover a panel discussion during the 2016 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference. Here I was, probably the only college journalist in the room, sitting in the front row, listening to the five people who were a…

Letter From the Editor: “Dear Howard: It’s Time To Abolish Columbus Day and Make It Indigenous Peoples Day”
Letters From The Editor

Letter From the Editor: “Dear Howard: It’s Time To Abolish Columbus Day and Make It Indigenous Peoples Day”

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief “Please note, the University will be open on Columbus Day. The Day after Thanksgiving is the new university holiday that replaces Columbus Day.” This excerpt was written in part of a mass email sent out by a Howard University representative, Friday, September 30. But Howard…now that the day is over: What’s…

Letter From The Editor: Reflecting on 9/11 and the 9-1-1 Emergency In My Country.
Letters From The Editor

Letter From The Editor: Reflecting on 9/11 and the 9-1-1 Emergency In My Country.

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Editor’s Note: Along with being a current Howard University undergraduate student, Paul Holston is a military veteran who served five years in the United States Army as a public affairs specialist and photojournalist. Holston transferred to Howard University in Fall 2014 to complete his B.A. in Journalism. There are an estimated 300-500 current military veteran…

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…