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Howard University Swimmer and Siblings Going to 2020 Olympics

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Howard University swimmer Latroya Pina of Seekonk, Massachusetts will swim for Cape Verde at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan alongside her siblings, Troy and Jayla,. The siblings were selected to represent the Cape Verde National Swim Team in the Confederation Africaine de Natation Championship Meet, scheduled for Sept. 10-16 in Algeria. They learned recently they…

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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

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Howard University has produced some of the best and brightest minds in the world. Some well known Howard University alumni are Debbie Allen, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Taraji P. Henson. However, there are other talented Howard University Alumni that are entrepreneurs excelling in their respective fields. Here are just a few: Howard University Alumni Owned Businesses…

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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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Coming to America: The Evolution of Oluwatoyin

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Like a sizeable amount of other Nigerians, I was born in the U.K.  and actually didn’t move to Lagos, Nigeria until I was 5 years old. I cried my eyes out when I heard the news that I would soon be leaving my  friends and life in London to move to back home. I had…

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