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Kamala Harris

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) (B.A. ’86) addressed members of Howard University’s 2017 graduating class at the University’s 149th Commencement Convocation.

Commencement 2017
Common at the Charter Day Dinner

A jubilant crowd of 1,700 Howardites hailed and toasted Howard University in honor of its 150-year legacy and continuing promise to the future.

Sesquicentennial Celebration Events

Howard Hall is a 16-room Victorian mansion that was completed in 1869.

Legacy: Howard Hall
Howard University Charter

The Howard University Charter was the official act of the U.S. Congress incorporating Howard University as an institution of higher education in the District of Columbia.

Legacy: Then and Now

Howard University celebrated its 93rd Annual Homecoming week, titled “Blueprint: Recognizing the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future,” from Oct. 18-23. Thousands of people came out...

Howard’s 93rd Annual Homecoming
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.

Historic Howard Athletics


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