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Howard alum Adesuwa McCalla has worked for BBC, ITV, Nickelodeon-Nick@Nite and MTV in various capacities. As a Programming Associate for The WB Network, Adesuwa was responsible for acclaimed shows Angel, Smallville and Grounded for Life. She is a literary manager and producer with her firm,  MetaMorphic Entertainment, representing writers & directors of television and film. Her clients are presently staffed on The Client List, The New Normal, and Bones to name a few.

Howard alum Adesuwa McCalla has worked for BBC, ITV, Nickelodeon-Nick@Nite and MTV in various capacities. As a Programming Associate for The WB Network, Adesuwa was responsible for acclaimed shows Angel, Smallville and Grounded for Life. She is a literary manager and producer with her firm, MetaMorphic Entertainment, representing writers & directors of television and film. Her clients are presently staffed on The Client List, The New Normal, and Bones to name a few.

Muriel Smith

Muriel Smith, photographed in 1944 by Carl Van Vechten as “Carmen,” the role she originated on Broadway. In she turned down an offer from Samuel Goldwyn to star in the film version of ”Porgy and.

The University of the District of Columbia offers many athletic programs, including men's and women's lacrosse, tennis and volleyball.

The University of the District of Columbia offers many athletic programs, including men's and women's lacrosse, tennis and volleyball.

Norfolk State athlete,  Lynden Trail, is one of the hottest NFL draft prospects

NFL Draft Enigma Lynden Trail Has Seen It All and Can Do It All

Norfolk State athlete, Lynden Trail, is one of the hottest NFL draft prospects

For Pittsburgh native twins Bria and Brandi Sparrow, Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio is not just a school, but a part of their family’s history. While they were growing up, their grandmother, Ladora Jamison, would frequently tell the twins stories of her experience and gift them with Wilberforce merchandise.

Bria and Brandi showed ‘faith’ in Wilberforce through university’s tough times Historically-Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, were created to give Black Americans the chance for the higher education they’d long been denied.

Howard alum, singer-songwriter Be Steadwell redefines the love song in a modern context, with jazz, a capella, and folk roots. Blending genres into what she calls “queerpop,”  Steadwell’s live performances feature onstage-compositions using loop pedal vocal layering and beat boxing.   Music led Steadwell to film. Shooting and editing her own videos, she combined her love of music and narrative film. "Vow of Silence", Steadwell’s latest film, has been screened nationally and abroad.

Howard alum, singer-songwriter Be Steadwell redefines the love song in a modern…

Coppin State alum, Lorretta Johnson, is the American Federation of Teachers’ and the AFL-CIO’s highest-ranking woman of color.  Johnson’s decades of activism have garnered her many honors, including the Maryland Democratic Party’s Labor Leader of the Year award in 2005. Ebony magazine featured her in an article titled “Blacks of Influence in Unions.”

Coppin State alum, Lorretta Johnson, is the American Federation of Teachers’ and…

Howard alum, JOE H TUCKER JR, shareholder and managing parter of the Tucker Law Group, one of the largest black law firms on the East Coast.

Joe H. focus is on complex civil litigation matters, complex breach of contract, products liability and employment discrimination litigation.

UDC alumnus, Alfred Durham,  has been appointed as the new Police Chief in Richmond, VA.  Durham is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds an Associates’ degree in Corrections Administration from the University of the District of Columbia.

UDC alumnus, Alfred Durham, has been appointed as the new Police Chief in Richmond, VA. Durham is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and holds an Associates’ degree in Corrections Administration from the University of the District of Columbia.

Hampton alum, Shenequa Golding is Assoc. Editor at Vibe

Hampton alum, Shenequa Golding is Assoc. Editor at Vibe

Kali Troy a.k.a "Kittie" was born in Washington D.C. and received a degree in Print Journalism from the University of the District of Columbia. Kittie is a voice over artist  known for her starring roles on American Dragon: Jake Long as Trixie Carter and W.I.T.C.H. as Taranee Cook

Kali Troy a.a "Kittie" was born in Washington D. and received a degree in…

Howard alum Boyd K. Rutherford is an American Howard alum Boyd Rutherford is a Republican politician who is the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland

Howard alum Boyd K. Rutherford is an American Howard alum Boyd Rutherford is a Republican politician who is the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland

Patricia Bath, First Ever Black Female Doctor to Receive a Patent For a Medical Invention

Patricia Bath is the first African-American female doctor in U. history to receive a patent for a medical invention, but in actuality. In she invented the Laserphaco Probe which helps treat patients with cataracts in their eyes.

Lincoln University (PA) alum Wil LaVeist is an award-winning multimedia journalist and executive leader with companies such as The Arizona Republic, Tribune and The Virginian-Pilot Media Companies.  LaVeist is and online media pioneer who helped develop and launch web initiatives such as, AZCentral.com, BlackVoices.com (now Huff-Post BlackVoices), and Ebony.com.

Lincoln University (PA) alum Wil LaVeist is an award-winning multimedia…

Hampton alum Brandon Jones will represent Belize in the 2016 Olympics

Brandon Jones to compete in Rio for Belize men's track team

NFL linebacker Tracy White graduated from Howard University. Since playing college football as a Howard Bison, he has played for the Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots.

Howard University, one of the nation's premiere historically black colleges and universities, is celebrating its birthday.

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