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Larry J. Sanders (BA ’14)

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    Black and Gold

    While Black athletes traditionally overindex in few Olympic sports, representation has begun to increase in others ranging from swimming to golf to judo, and Howard University has been at the fore. 

  • Dr. LaNail Plummer

    The People Person

    Two-time Howard alumna LaNail Plummer, EdD, draws from her various life experiences in her work of bridging the gap in Black mental health services.

  • President Ben Vinson III with first-year students

    Ben Vinson III Believes In The Howard Way

    Recently named Howard University’s 18th president, Vinson has promised his authentic self in the role. As he completes his first 100 days, we contemplate his journey to The Mecca — and his ambitious vision for its future.

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    1980s: Breaking All the Rules

    As hip-hop culture entered the mainstream, it did so with flair, carving out an identity that would make it impossible to ignore.

  • O Brothers, Where Art Thou?

    O Brothers, Where Art Thou?

    Black undergraduate males are in decline nationwide. We examine the factors at play — and what Howard University is doing to attract and graduate its male students.

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    Alternative Spring Break: Planting Truth and Service Forever

    For nearly 30 years, Howard students spent their Spring breaks in underprivileged communities ladling soup, reading to kids, planting trees, organizing clothing drives, cleaning up post-disasters, and more through Alternative Spring Break – and has become one of the largest programs across campus.