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FORWARD: 2019 HOMECOMING

It’s a time where everyone comes together – students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends – to show Bison pride. An experience like none other, Howard Homecoming is a time to celebrate the many things that make Howard so special: the community, excellence, and experience!

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Taraji P. Henson Creates ‘Peace Rooms’ For Students Coping With Anxiety And Trauma

The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation is named after her father who suffered from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), after his service in the Vietnam war.

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A Look Inside Tyler Perry Studios

The 330 acre film studio consist of sound studios, a white house, a hospital set and a long list of other notable features. This studio location carries great significance as it formally served as a Confederate Army Base.

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Biles Sets Record As US Wins World Gymnastics Team Gold

“Every year it feels better and better just because we’re adding to the legacy,” Biles said. “I feel like I never think of records. I just go out there and do what I came to do, which is compete for the country.”

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Cynthia Erivo To Play Aretha Franklin In National Geographic ‘Genius’ Series

“The third season of the anthology series will explore Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world.”

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Nia Long Producing Netflix Thriller ‘Fatal Affair’

“The plot follows a woman who tries to mend her marriage after a brief encounter with an old friend, only to find that he is more dangerous and unstable than she’d realized.”

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Tamron Hall Honors Slain Sister, Victim Of Domestic Violence

Tamron Hall and nephew Leroy Moore opened up 15 years later about the death of sister and mother, Renate, who was killed by her abusive ex.

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Olympic Sprinter Allyson Felix Broke Bolt’s Record Months After Giving Birth

This victory comes a year after being dropped by Nike. In an op-ed article in The New York Times, Felix expresses her feelings towards the brand wanting her to take a 70% pay cut. It seemed that Nike had worries that a pregnancy would decline her performance as an athlete, after declining to agree to a contract to not punish her. 

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Michelle Obama’s Next Project Is A Companion To ‘Becoming’

Obama writes that she hopes the journal will encourage people to write down their “experiences, thoughts, and feelings, in all their imperfections, and without judgment.”

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‘Family Matters’ Reboot In The Works

“People now and then still remember me from that, they meet you and every time I go to the store market, someone always says, ‘Hey, are you that guy from Family Matters?’” 

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