Historically black colleges and universities are developing new pathways for formerly incarcerated people to earn a degree and transition
Black abortion rights leaders say reproductive justice and racial justice are inextricably connected.
The labor union argues that nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals working at the hospital have been understaffed throughout the pandemic.
The planned three-day strike was called off early Wednesday after the faculty union and the Washington, D.C., university's administration reached a tentative agreement.
Currently, there are 150 non-tenure-track, full-time teaching faculty and over 200 adjunct professors on Howard's campus.
Students at the prominent historically Black university in Washington, D.C., had been protesting poor housing conditions since Oct. 12. The details of the agreement were not immediately available.
Students began protesting outside the university center nearly two weeks ago, citing moldy dorm rooms and other problems. They say they won't leave until their demands are met.
The news is a blow to UNC, which had its reputation damaged by its trustees' initial reluctance to grant tenure to Hannah-Jones. Howard also announced writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will join its faculty.
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The comedian defended Rashad's freedom of speech after the actress came under criticism for defending Cosby after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.
The university announced Wednesday that it is naming its newly reestablished college for performing and visual arts after the late, beloved actor and Howard alumnus.
Howard is the nation's only historically Black university with a classics department, but it is now moving to dissolve the program after a three-year review of the school's curriculum.
Howard marching band members and dancers are thrilled to escort Vice President Harris during the inauguration parade. "I honestly can't believe it's happening," one student said.