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In their shoes

In Your Shoes: What’s Your Favorite Hip-Hop Song?

Howard community share their favorite tunes.

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Homecoming 2023

Howard Homecoming celebrates reunions, new and old, in a Revival-themed week of events.

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2000s: Hip-hop Harnesses Political Power and the World Wide Web

As hip-hop entered the digital age, it found a whole new way to empower the music industry – and the nation.

90s collage Howard University

1990s: Tha Golden Era

In the ’90s, hip-hop spread its wings – geographically, culturally, academically, and politically.

Howard graffiti

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.

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2020s: Still Roaring

As we celebrate hip-hop at 50, Howard reflects on the genre’s current presence and its future potential.

Saweetie on Howard campus

2010s: Freedom of Expression – or Lack Thereof

In the digital age, women determine their own role with their own words. But the courts do the same with other lyrics.

NY subway

1973: The Birth of a Phenomenon

As immigrants settle in New York, a new era of Black music begins.

books by Ryan Hyde

Bison Bookshelf Fall '23

Books published by members of the Howard University community.

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In Memoriam Fall ’23

Remembering the Bison we lost.