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Everyone knows that some of the best Air Jordans that drop are “Friends & Family” exclusives. Kicks intended college athletes that end up on the secondary market for tens of thousands of dollars. That being said, it looks like Howard University—recently announced as a Jordan Brand partner school—just got some heavy drip courtesy of Jordan […] The post Howard University Gets Their Own Air Jordan 6 Courtesy of Jordan Brand appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Howard U is once again in hot water, this time by its own alumni who've filed a lawsuit claiming the university's board of trustees is illegally excluding graduates, current students and even faculty.

Joining Howard students Tuesday afternoon in a show of solidarity, D.C. Ward 4 Councilmember Janeese Lewis George put the battle over housing conditions in the context of the greater issues for Black people across the District. George talked about the gentrification across the city but particularly around Howard, and the impact on the students.  

An Alexandria, Virginia man has been arrested two years after he allegedly threatened to kill African Americans at Howard University. John Edgar Rust, 26, faces up to five years in prison if convicted after he was arrested Wednesday, October 4, 2017, on charges of threatening murder online. According to court documents, Rust used the in-store […]

https://twitter.com/UDCLaw/status/655133994065989632 Jason Goolsby is suing the city of D.C. for assault, battery and failing to prevent false imprisonment by Metropolitan Police Department officers. After footage surfaced of the black college student being forcibly detained by D.C. police in Eastern Market went viral last year, many flooded the streets to protest the injustice. According to reports, the […]

Nick Cannon has played a student on screen, but this time around, it’s the real thing. The turban rocking-host announced via social media over the weekend that he’ began his matriculation at prestigious Howard University in Washington, D.C. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJV-IL7jfjt/ Nick will join the likes of Toni Morrison, Thurgood Marshall, Stokely Carmichael and more as honorable Howard […]

Barack Obama gave the commencement speech to the 2016 graduating class of Howard University earlier this week, and was widely received with acclaim. Graduates, attendees and those watching live via streaming sites were uplifted and grateful for the president’s speech, which people said was very paternal and honest. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson goes […]

Howard University made headlines after announcing Diddy would be the 2014 commencement speaker. What should’ve been excitement from the student body, turned into backlash because Diddy attended, but did not actually graduate from the university. Listen to the audio player to hear callers on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” debate why Diddy should or shouldn’t […]