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50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left
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50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left

By: Kyra Azore, News Reporter (@KyraAzore) “Beep beep bang bang, Ungawa Black Power,” was gleefully chanted by Howard University students in 1968 during a demonstration outside the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building. The four-day takeover of the Administration Building, which ultimately led to the shutdown of the school, took place March 19 through March 23,…

A School Shooting Every Week, One-By-One
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A School Shooting Every Week, One-By-One

Gun Violence in America: Part 2 By: Alexa Imani Spencer, Howard University News Service This is the second of a two-part series on the murders of teenagers throughout the U.S. While the nation’s attention is focused on deaths in school shootings, the equivalent number of teenage murders place every week, mostly in African-American and Hispanic…

A Conversation with Cathy Hughes
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A Conversation with Cathy Hughes

By: Kyra Azore, Staff News Reporter (@KyraAzore)   Howard University students, faculty and community members came together in the In3 Incubator to have, “A Conversation with Cathy Hughes.” The media mogul and namesake of the school of communications spoke candidly about many things, including her journey to becoming the first African-American woman to chair a…

Howard Celebrates $250,000 Donation to Start New Bloomberg Finance Lab
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Howard Celebrates $250,000 Donation to Start New Bloomberg Finance Lab

By: Jazmin Goodwin, HU News Service   Nestled on the fourth floor of Howard University’s School of Business (HUSB), members of the Howard University community gathered for the first time in the new Bloomberg Finance Lab. Wendell E. Mackey, CFA, a 1985 alumnus, contributed $250,000 for the creation of the new lab. The official opening was…

A. Peter Bailey Visits Howard to Speak to Young Media Students
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A. Peter Bailey Visits Howard to Speak to Young Media Students

By: Rebecca Johnson, Campus Reporter (@the_rebeccaJ)   About a week before the 53-year anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, one of his closest friends, A. Peter Bailey, visited a class at Howard University to talk about his experiences in the Black press, more specifically his knowledge of Black magazines. “So often we only read…

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