Featured Articles

Postcard image of St. Hilda’s school, which succeeded to the hotel in Harper’s Ferry.
Don Graves Sr. chronicles his great-grandfather's journey to becoming a ‘striver, pioneer and righteous Black rebel.’
Boarding an Internment Camp Bus
A story of the U.S. internment of Japanese-Americans, unexpected educational paths and how dignity was taken, given and retained.
Alumni leave their footprints on the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Married alumni couple make STEM fields a priority in their homeschooled son’s education.
HU Baseball Team, 1924
Athletics at Howard University have evolved over the years. Here are some of the most notable images selected from the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center archives.
Barack H. Obama
Take a look back at the many visitors and students who have set foot on the grounds of Howard University.

Editor's Desk

Howard University's history runs deep. This special edition of Howard Magazine celebrates the University’s 150th Anniversary, featuring historic imagery to represent Howard’s past to present.




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in which we will work out our salvation.
The challenge is in the moment;
the time is always now.”

— James Baldwin


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