This week on Historically Black Friday – The Yin and the Yang

This week on Historically-Black Friday we ordered and received our order of pecan pralines, from Rose Mary’s Pralines. The Yin. I’m not a huge candy guy. I think the only time I’ve ever had pralines was in ice cream. But with Valentine’s Day approaching and having read the history of the recipe and seeing the […]

Homeless at Howard: An Alumni Discussion

Listen in on this wide reaching conversation between concerned Howard University Alumni, and HBCU advocates: Dr. Maurice Dolberry, Dr. Rhadi Ferguson, and hosted by Be Moore. The issues addressed reach far into the social implications of the global responses to the issue as well as concerns moving forward.

Editorial: Do we have the wherewithal to respond to injustice?

By Be Moore In 1991, Howard University rested squarely in the hood. Now, the university hasn’t MOVED, but think of the hood as a sort of tide that rises and encompasses areas, and other times recedes, leaving traces like flopping fish on the ground after a tidal wave. We we’re under water. Along with hood, […]

Rand Paul Comes to My Alma Mater: Thanks for Trying…

…no really.  Thanks for trying. I do recognize the importance of Rand Paul being the first Republican elected official in decades to speak at Howard University.  And while I think it’s silly at best to call such an effort “courageous”, it does speak to the importance Paul places on reaching out to voters his party has marginalized […]

Howard University Proposed Campus Plan for New Dorms

Howard University is laying plans to construct 2 new much needed dormitories along the 4th street corridor. Check out the draft of the proposed plan. Housing has been an ongoing issue on the campus over the years, the lack of which has pushed may students to remote locations far from campus.

Google Panel: African Americans, Small Businesses and the Internet

March 30th, 2011 at Howard University Google presents: Digital Empowerment: African Americans, Small Business and the Internet How can you use the Internet to promote your small business? What tools can you use to increase your online sales? Join us to learn about free Google tools that can help African American entrepreneurs grow their businesses […]

[Black History] A Brief History of Howard University

In November 1866, shortly after the end of the Civil War, members of the First Congregational Society of Washington considered establishing a theological seminary for the education of African-American clergymen. The new institution was named for General Oliver O. Howard, a Civil War hero who was both a founder of the University and, at the same time, commissioner of the Freedman’s Bureau.