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Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists
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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…

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Black Panther Director Speaks About African Identity At Screening

By: Victoria Jonas, Howard University News Service Black Panther director, Ryan Coogler shared how creating the film helped him to discover aspects of his identity that he was previously unaware of. Coogler was part of a panel discussion this past Sunday at a special screening of the movie at the Smithsonian National Air and Space…

Why You Must Read Morgan Jerkins’ Experiences in Black Womanhood or The New Book That Should Be on Every Howard Student’s Shelf
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Why You Must Read Morgan Jerkins’ Experiences in Black Womanhood or The New Book That Should Be on Every Howard Student’s Shelf

By: Monica Joseph, Life+Style Reporter (@monicaj217)   “I read so much about white women’s inferiorities, and I wanted someone to read about mine,” Morgan Jerkins said at the Howard University Barnes and Noble Monday, Feb. 5. Jerkins was discussing her new collection of personal essays, This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of…

Q&A with HU Alum and #Forbes30Under30: Jenelle Coy
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Q&A with HU Alum and #Forbes30Under30: Jenelle Coy

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheLyricalJAZ) Howard University alum, Jenelle Coy struck “gold” earlier in the year, landing a spot on the infamous “Forbes 30 Under 30” list for Marketing and Advertising. The marketing savvy founder of Coy+, a Washington, D.C. based agency that helps marketers with digital strategy, creative development and event management has gone…

Trump Speech Signals More Disappointment for African Americans
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Trump Speech Signals More Disappointment for African Americans

By: Maya King, HU News Service (@mayaaliah) Even before President Trump made it to the podium to deliver his first State of the Union address, African-American legislators signaled that they held little hope that his message would deliver good news to them or their constituencies. Some, like Democratic Congressmen John Lewis (D-Ga.) and Maxine Waters…

#HUResist Holds First Interest Meeting of Semester
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#HUResist Holds First Interest Meeting of Semester

By: Justin Cohen, Assistant Copy Editor (@justinthat1kid) The concerned students of #HUResist convened Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Locke Hall for their first interest meeting of the semester. They took the opportunity to introduce their ideals and thought processes to those who were not familiar, as well as outline their steps for what…

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