Tag: Protest

From King to Kaepernick: How Protests Haven’t Changed
NEWS

From King to Kaepernick: How Protests Haven’t Changed

By: Justin Cohen, Assistant Copy Editor (@JustinThat1Kid)   As we remember the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., we must look beyond the portrayal of him as a great uniter of the races, beloved by all. To see the man only for his Dream is a great disservice to his ultimate sacrifice. Freedom was not…

Students Organizer’s Demands Met with Friction from Board of Trustees
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Students Organizer’s Demands Met with Friction from Board of Trustees

By: Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99)   History has shown to repeat itself with the recurrence of the student takeover of Howard University’s Administration building. As of Thursday afternoon, students flooded the Administration building with intention to stage an all-night sit-in to protest the recent financial aid scandal, in which the embezzlement of nearly $1…

Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid
SPORTS

Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   Eric Reid was one of the first players to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick while they were both teammates for the San Francisco 49ers during the 20162017 season. Reid continued his protest this season, repeatedly kneeling during the season. As a free agent this year, Reid has yet to…

Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence
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Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence

By: Adrienne Perkins and Montana Couser, Howard University News Service Hundreds of thousands marched in the nation’s capital and across the world to commemorate those killed by gun violence and to demand more effective gun control legislation. The march, entitled March for Our Lives, was led by teenagers and survivors of the mass shooting at…

Anti-Travel Ban Protest In Nation’s Capital Calls For Unity
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Anti-Travel Ban Protest In Nation’s Capital Calls For Unity

By Leaynet Sahilu, Staff Photographer Posted 2:45 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 Several protesters from different walks of life attended a demonstration held in front of the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, which bans citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States on Saturday, March 11….

Trump Administration Highlights Discord on Howard University’s Campus
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Trump Administration Highlights Discord on Howard University’s Campus

By Dawchelle Hamilton and Victoria Mba-Jonas, Contributing Writers Posted 11:15 AM EST, Thurs., Mar. 2, 2017 On Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, graffiti was found throughout Howard University’s campus that criticized Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick’s recent meetings with President Donald Trump’s administration. “Welcome to the Trump Plantation | Overseer: Wayne A.I. Frederick” read one of the many messages…

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