I taught for a decade at its law school in northwest Washington, D.C., as the first Asian-American law professor there. More than any academic study could have done, my time at Howard illuminated for me the prejudices I held despite myself, and the privileges I'd enjoyed while barely noticing them. I learned more than I taught.
Priorities are your life. They are your current circumstances. They are not something to be poked with a stick from afar but something to be faced head on and strategically. Prioritizing is the engine that propels you to your goals. So how can you make your next move your best move?
The Grassroot Project (TGP) was started in 2009 by Tyler Spencer, an amazing young man and currently a Rhodes Scholar, whose vision was to use sports to educate at-risk youth in the community about HIV/AIDS awareness and education.
Cassatt focused on the private and social lives of women and children, often painting mothers and their children together.
It's that time of year again - time to look back at the accomplishments of HBCUs. We present those that we think will have the most lasting impact on Black colleges, the students that they serve, as well as the surrounding communities.
In this blog, we'll learn about women who have been inducted into both the Florida Women's Hall of Fame and the National Women's Hall of Fame -- whose accomplishments have benefited women and life in the Sunshine State.
The debate around the relevancy of historically black colleges (HBCUs) is at least as old as the 1954 Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education that "separate but equal" educational systems are inherently unequal.
Yes, he did briefly attend Howard, studying for a business degree, but left after only two years to pursue his music dreams. Would his message to graduates undermine their hard work in earning their degrees?
Although not a deal-breaker, Combs' history is still relevant in the sense of the message it sends to those unable to actually hear him May 10. There are more reasons to give pause and maybe even the side-eye to Combs' appearance than to applaud the selection.
Dr. Rice would be an immediate rock star in higher education, and her arrival would usher in a new level of attention and support for HU and HBCUs nationwide. As the Mecca goes, so goes the HBCU culture.
Jaime, Katie, and La'Mont are three young servant leaders whose stories we are celebrating as part of our 40th anniversary celebration. They are a reminder that we must never ever give up on any child.
'Civil rights' does not mean, 'African American Rights.' We do not enjoy civil rights as Muslims, Jews, Christians, or Hindus. We do not enjoy civil rights as Italians, Indians, Africans, or Asians. We enjoy civil rights not separately, but together, as Americans.
In reaction to George Zimmerman's acquittal in Florida this weekend, a handful of peaceful marches and demonstrations were organized along U Street NW, Malcolm X Park (Meridian Hill Park) and outside the Department of Justice. Meanwhile, the killer of a Howard University student remained at-large.
When I was growing up there was a story I loved to hear. In 1980, James Baldwin spent seven days with my parents and their friends in Washington. He h...
Last Monday's unique taping of Hannity featured an audience of 23 distinguished professionals, invited to discuss the power and the plight that accompanies being black and conservative.
When Rand Paul asks wide-eyed innocently how the Republican Party has lost the faith and trust of an entire race, he might want to look at all the efforts by Republican legislatures to make it difficult for blacks to do something as simple and basic as vote, for starters.