My being African American and not showing any interest in an HBCU is surprising to most. But not to my mom, even though she went to Tuskegee University. She understood I’m looking for a more diverse college experience than the one she had.
Going to an HBCU means letting go of the obligation to be “black forward” for others. For the first time, I’ll get to attend an institution that has a variety of courses and extracurriculars tailored specifically for my educational advancement, as an African American.
When thinking about college choice, how much does race matter for three black seniors from Oakland, Chicago, and Atlanta?
The sit-in began in response to the failed impeachment of student government president Connor Clegg, who allegedly posted racist and sexist images on his personal Instagram account.
The nine-day student sit-in at Howard University has ended as the school agrees to eight of the nine original demands
It’s been almost a week since students took over the university’s administration building after the school’s president announced that employees were fired last year for misappropriating financial aid.