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Malik Books Hosts Howard University Alum & Romance Author Devyn Bakewell’s Book Signing 
November 17, 2022
Malik Books is pleased to host Howard University Alum and Romance Author Devyn Bakewell’s book signing at Mailk Books Westfield Culver City (6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 2470., Culver City 90230), on Sunday, November 20th, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  ... read more »
James Clyburn Transcends Generations in Speech at Howard University’s Convocation
September 29, 2022
U.S. Rep. James Clyburn disclosed that he lost three races before being elected to his first position in Congress as representative of South Carolina's 6th District, during his speech at Howard University's 155th opening convocation on Friday. ... read more »
Mayoral Candidates Debate Issues Confronting D.C.
September 29, 2022
With less than 50 days until Washington selects its next mayor, four candidates tackled education, crime and their overall plans for the next four years if elected. They challenged each other during a virtual debate on Monday sponsored by the District’s Office of Campaign Finance. ... read more »
Welcome to the Family | Jordan Brand Announces 20-Year Partnership with Howard University  
August 11, 2022
We’re excited to share partnership confirmation between Jordan Brand and Howard University! Both Jordan Brand and Howard University are families rooted in Black culture with Howard being one of the most esteemed Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) with a tremendous legacy of excellence. ... read more »
Kevin G. Dailey Passes at 66
July 28, 2022
Kevin G. Dailey, Dean of Students at Audubon Middle School, passed away on July 7.  He was 66-years-old. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kamora King
July 14, 2022
View Park senior Kamora King began playing rugby during her senior year. During that time, she learned how to play in several different positions. King recalled her first game as being “intense.” ... read more »
‘All Rise’ for Actress Simone Missick
June 30, 2022
In the opening scene for the third season of “All Rise,” we believe Lola Carmichael (played by Simone Missick) has lost her election and her seat as a judge only to reveal that she actually won. ... read more »
Author Devyn Bakewell Continues College Love Story with Sequel, ‘Greater Life’
June 30, 2022
“Greater Life” is the second novel and the sequel to Howard alumni and author Devyn Bakewell’s debut novel, “Greater Love.” The sequel continues the life and love story between Ryan McKnight and Devyn Baker, two college students who attend Truth University, an HBCU in New York. ... read more »
Kappa Alpha Psi Members Volunteer to Mentor the Next Generation of Leaders
June 23, 2022
Acclaimed Actor John Marshall Jones, Sports Agent Harrison Gaines, college admissions representatives and other stakeholders led empowering workshops at the Fraternity’s Inaugural Western Province Kappa League Leadership Training Conference at California State University-Los Angeles ... read more »
In Memoriam – Kimberly Rachelle Willis Gagnier, Esq.
April 27, 2022
Sunrise: Monday, May 3, 1971 Sunset: Wednesday, April 21, 2022 ... read more »
Sisters of the Skies and Delta Air Lines Host Fundraiser for Future Black Female Pilots
March 17, 2022
The purpose of the gala is to seek to improve the current number of Black female pilots which stands roughly north of 150 in the United States for those holding Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial, Military and or Certified Flight instructor licenses. The first gala was held in February 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia honoring the first All-African American Female flight crew. This year the SOS brings fundraiser back to where it began again recognizing Black women who are first in their aviation careers. ... read more »
Howard gets $2M grant to digitize Black newspaper archive
March 3, 2022
Howard University has received a $2 million donation to digitize a major collection of Black newspaper archives in hopes of making it more broadly available to researchers and the public. ... read more »
March 2: Howard University Charter Day, 1867
March 2, 2022
Howard University was charted in Washington, D.C.,1867 ... read more »
Civil and Human Rights Activist Andrew Young Turns 90!
February 24, 2022
When former Ambassador Andrew Young turned 80, the late Congressman John Lewis spoke of his contributions to the city of Atlanta and the world, “He has been a voice for what is right, fair, and just. Young helped make America and the world a better place.” ... read more »
College Preparation and Enrollment Declined for L.A. Black And Latinx Students During COVID-19
February 17, 2022
The Campaign for College Opportunity released State of Higher Education for Latinx and Black Angelenos on Feb. 12, a new report that examines college preparation, access, and attainment rates for Black and Latinx students in Los Angeles; and the disparate impact of COVID-19 on these students. ... read more »

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