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The Takeover Is Over: Howard U Reaches Agreements With Student Protesters Officially Ending Blackburn Sit-Ins

Welp, it appears that the #BlackburnTakeover at Howard University has finally come to an end. For 34 days, students at Howard led sit-ins at the university’s Armour J. Blackburn University Center in protest of the deplorable living conditions students say they have been subjected to at the well-known HBCU. Howard University is pleased to announce we … Read moreThe Takeover Is Over: Howard U Reaches Agreements With Student Protesters Officially Ending Blackburn Sit-Ins

#BlackburnTakeover Update: Reporters For Student Newspaper Say Howard University Administrators Are Censoring Their Coverage

Last month, we reported on the #BlackburnTakeover at Howard University, which came in the form of student-led sit-ins at the university’s Armour J. Blackburn University Center over the deplorable living conditions students say they have been subjected to at the well-known HBCU. For 22 days now, @HowardU students have been protesting subpar, private equity-managed campus housing. … Read more#BlackburnTakeover Update: Reporters For Student Newspaper Say Howard University Administrators Are Censoring Their Coverage

Get Well: Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized Following Head Injury Sustained After Fall At Howard University

Oh, no! Source: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson had already been suffering from health conditions related to he and his wife’s positive COVID-19 diagnosis so there is nothing sweet about this injury. According to CNN, Jackson was in Washington, D.C. meeting with Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick when he … Read moreGet Well: Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized Following Head Injury Sustained After Fall At Howard University

BOSSIP Exclusive: Marketing Dynamo Arinze Emeagwali Talks Nike Yardrunners Campaign, Celebrating HBCU Culture, His First Major Shoe Purchase & More!

Yardrunner SZN Source: Miranda Barnes As part of Nike’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the storied footwear giant is focused on deepening its relationships with HBCUs by collaborating with schools who share a long legacy in developing the next generation of global changemakers. Founded in October 2020, the Nike Yardrunners campaign celebrates the rich … Read moreBOSSIP Exclusive: Marketing Dynamo Arinze Emeagwali Talks Nike Yardrunners Campaign, Celebrating HBCU Culture, His First Major Shoe Purchase & More!

BOSSIP Exclusive: Ashley Christopher Talks HBCU Week Foundation, Investing In Black Youth, Howard University’s Impact On Her Life & More!

Remember the name Source: HBCU Week Foundation There’s nothing like the HBCU experience that turns strangers into family while shaping future leaders, tastemakers and world-changers into the best versions of themselves. As a graduate of Howard University, Ashley Christopher understands the importance of HBCUs and their impact on the Black youth she serves as Founder … Read moreBOSSIP Exclusive: Ashley Christopher Talks HBCU Week Foundation, Investing In Black Youth, Howard University’s Impact On Her Life & More!

MacArthur Fellows Nikole Hannah-Jones And Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Join Howard University

That other school had Nikole Hannah-Jones all the way twisted. Source: Elias Williams/for The Washington Post via Getty Images/Monica Schippe / Getty After the heated controversy surrounding Hannah-Jones tenure at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill the heralded journalist now has a much more culturally comfortable place to call home. Today, it was … Read moreMacArthur Fellows Nikole Hannah-Jones And Author Ta-Nehisi Coates Join Howard University

Phylicia Rashad Apologizes To Howard University Over Bill Cosby Tweet, To Participate In Trainings To ‘Become A Strong Ally’ To Survivors

Now usually our favorite TV mom, Phylicia Rashad is off-limits but this time Ma Dukes brought the attention to herself. Source: Jason Kempin / Getty Actress Phylicia Rashad, the new Dean of Howard University’s Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, has sent an apology letter to students and parents for her previous tweet about … Read morePhylicia Rashad Apologizes To Howard University Over Bill Cosby Tweet, To Participate In Trainings To ‘Become A Strong Ally’ To Survivors

Mecca Marvelousness: Howard University Renaming College Of Fine Arts Led By Phylicia Rashad After Chadwick Boseman

In pure positivity news… After already announcing legendary actress Phylicia Rashad as dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts, Howard University is sharing another major announcement. President Wayne A. Frederick confirmed that the College of Fine Arts will now be known as the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. The rename is … Read moreMecca Marvelousness: Howard University Renaming College Of Fine Arts Led By Phylicia Rashad After Chadwick Boseman

Showtime: Watch Howard University’s Drumline Escort Vice President Kamala Harris [Video]

The Mecca got put on the map even more Wednesday during the inauguration parade for the 46th President of the United States and a Howard alumna turned Vice President. As promised Howard University’s Showtime drumline alongside the Flashy Flag Squad, and Ooh La La dancers escorted Vice President Kamala Harris to the White House. Clad … Read moreShowtime: Watch Howard University’s Drumline Escort Vice President Kamala Harris [Video]

Bison Blessings: Howard University’s Drumline To Escort Joe Biden, Kamala Harris After Historic Inauguration

Howard University alumni are SURELY smiling after BIG news was announced about members of their marching band. Source: Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images / Getty NewsOne reports that on Inauguration Day members of the Howard University Showtime Marching Band drumline will escort President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after they’re sworn into … Read moreBison Blessings: Howard University’s Drumline To Escort Joe Biden, Kamala Harris After Historic Inauguration

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