Howard University Historic Images: A Brief Reflection

"Howard University." (Photo Credit: The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880.)

“Howard University.” (Photo Credit: The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880.)

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Black Student Activism: Why It Is Needed More Than Ever…50 Years Later and Beyond.

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By Paul “Tru1P” Holston

During these current times, I have grown to become the type of person to not shy away from concerns that linger within my mind. Growing up, I did not know how to speak up and speak out against things that mattered to me. Continue reading

Veteran’s Day 2015: Remembrance, Gratitude, Acknowledgement, Redefining.

“Veterans Day continues to be observed on November 11, regardless of what day of the week on which it falls. The restoration of the observance of Veterans Day to November 11 not only preserves the historical significance of the date, but helps focus attention on the important purpose of Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.”   —Department of Veteran Affairs
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“Bison Love. Howard Love.”

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“Met her at Howard, lived in the towers/same floor that I was, which did allow us, to sit and talk for hours…” –Eric Roberson (Howard Alumnus) “A Tale Of Two” Continue reading

Finding Love Young. Keeping Love Forever.

“Love is divine only and difficult always. If you think it is easy you are a fool. If you think it is natural you are blind. It is a learned application without reason or motive except that it is God. “ –Toni Morrison, Paradise

Love is one of the most powerful emotions in the world. No matter how hard we as human beings try to alter or change this emotion, this intense feeling is something that cannot be destroyed or erased. Love is pure. Love is unconditional. Continue reading