Howard University's Decision To Cut Classics Department Prompts An Outcry
Anika Prather of Howard's Classics Department shares her view of the decision to close the department.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Howard University’s Removal of Classics is a Spiritual Catastrophe
by Cornel West and Jeremy Tate
Despite some contemporary multicultural critiques, the literary and intellectual traditions of the West can and must be separated from "the crimes of the West." If Frederick Douglass and MLK drew on these traditions in struggles for freedom, then Howard University must continue to teach them.
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
Two Visions of Higher Education Illuminate the Chasm between Harris and Pence
by Marybeth Gasman and Adam Laats
The Vice Presidential candidates' university affiliations--Harris's attendance at Howard and membership in a prominent Black sorority, and Pence's political affinity for Liberty University--show that both HBCUs and Evangelical colleges are important and politically significant parts of the American higher education system.
SOURCE: Diverse Education
Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham: Shaping a Legacy Through History
“History, for me, is a way to talk not just about the past, but to use the past for inspiration, for information, for a lot of different things,” says Higginbotham.
SOURCE: Washington Post
This Retired Howard Professor Wants "Lift Every Voice and Sing" to Inspire Americans
Eugene Williams Sr., with support from his wife Mary Johnson, is trying to convince NBA teams and schools nationwide to play “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” at games or events during Black History Month.
What I’m Reading: An Interview With Historian Nikki Taylor
by Erik Moshe
"We must be able to see and write about the humanity in both our heroes and villains."
SOURCE: Inside Higher ED
White Howard University Professor Holds Mock Slave Auction
Howard University is investigating an alleged incident in which a white professor asked his class to engage in a mock slave auction.
SOURCE: The Hilltop
Notable South African Historian Speaks to Howard Community
S. Omar Badsha speaks at the Howard African Studies Department's 60th anniversary about his historical work and the protests that inspired it.
- A Secret Joke Clouds Harvard's Affirmative Action Case
- An Amateur Historian Helped Find Richard III's Remains Under a Parking Garage. Her Story Hits the Screen
- Why LAUSD Teachers Walked Out
- The Role of US Evangelicals in Radicalizing Ugandans Against LGBTQ Rights
- Culture Warrior Chris Rufo is DeSantis's Most Important Ally
- The PR War for Cancer Awareness has Reduced the Stigma, but not the Cost, of Illness
- The Jim Crow Reign of Terror
- Francesca Morgan Dissects the American Obsession with Genealogy
- Florida Legislation Recalls the Tragic History behind Fights for Sex Education
- Kate Strasdin Breaks Down Authenticity on Bridgerton and other Costume Dramas