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Billionaire Robert Smith to pay off Morehouse Class of 2019’s student loans

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a $1.5 million gift to the school. But during his remarks in front of the nearly 400 graduating seniors, the billionaire technology investor and philanthropist surprised some by announcing that his family was providing a grant…

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Ancient Modern: Designer Hadiya Williams on Her Work and Inspiration

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In 2018, we’re launching a new section: Aesthetics + Design. Our love of architecture, the arts and timeless design is married to our commitment to supporting the brilliant creatives that produce the work that adds value and beauty to our lives. Featuring architects, curators, artists, creators and makers, we’re excited to celebrate those most visually…

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Howard University President Appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank Board

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Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick has been elected to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Baltimore Branch. The branch makes up the fifth district of 12 regional Reserve Banks. Frederick will be one of seven members elected to the branch’s board and will serve a three-year term that…

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22 Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses (Pt2)

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We’re extremely proud and excited to present our second list of Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses! Be amazed. Be inspired. Support them.  Also be sure to check out our first list here! Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses ANU is a Toronto-based producer of premium Shea butter products focused on naturally nourishing your skin. Founder: Kedar Waterman…

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23 SpelHouse (Spelman & Morehouse) Alumni Owned Businesses

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We’re back showing more HBCU entrepreneur love! This time to our brothers and sisters at SpelHouse aka Spelman College and Morehouse College. Check out a few of the business owners that these esteemed institutions have produced. Spelhouse Alumni Owned Businesses DCity Smokehouse is THE barbecue establishment of Washington, DC. The Washington post dubbed it “the…

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Needed: Howard Alumni Feedback for a Survey on HBCU Retention

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As everyone may or may not know, we the founders of ShoppeBlack, are both Howard Alum. In fact, we’re also members of the same incoming class (HU c/o 2000). Oftentimes, we discuss so much that goes on at Howard and how the institution made such a huge impact on our lives. As graduates of HBCUs,…

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