In-depth profiles of the people who make Howard great.

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.’

Respecting the Black Family Story

A story of the U.S. internment of Japanese-Americans, unexpected educational paths and how dignity was taken, given and retained.

By Word of Mouth

Alumni leave their footprints on the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

150 Years of Architectural Inspiration

Married alumni couple make STEM fields a priority in their homeschooled son’s education.

Giving Baby Bison the ‘Tools of the Universe’
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
Barack H. Obama

Take a look back at the many visitors and students who have set foot on the grounds of Howard University.

Historic Visitors and Students


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