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November 8,2020

Serendipity: How Did You Celebrate?

Coincidence? For dinner last night I had prepared a vegan “Indian” meal – “vegetable korma,” “chickpea curry, Indian style,” and “cauliflower rice.” I had planned the meal a couple of...

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November 8,2020

Where Was I?

I was in the Whole Foods parking lot in Downtown Silver Spring when off in the distance I heard horns honking. I knew then that the networks had declared Biden...

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October 13,2020

The Making of Me: Self, Education & Marriage At Howard...

JUDITH WINSTON Class of 1961 While I was growing up, I had always dreamed of going to college, even though my father and mother had never attended. The 1950’s musicals...

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October 6,2020

OPPORTUNITY, RACE & LUCK: Grappling with the Enigma of Perpetual...

JAMES PAIGE Class of 1963 My siblings and I didn't grow up wealthy, and I don't remember wanting for anything. However, in retrospect, I became interested those who are "under-resourced."...

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September 29,2020

I Learned Who I Am: Musings Of A 1969 High...

SHARON PUGHClass of 1969I found my identity amidst rapid demographic, social, and political changes. The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The rise of Washington DC as "Chocolate City."...

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September 22,2020

Snapshots: Awareness, Sense of Self, and Love of Others and...

LINDA WILLIAMS, Ph.D. Class of 1967 I’ve gained an expanding awareness of “life’s many realities” as a result of growing up in my neighborhood and times. I’ve left Washington, D.C.,...

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September 20,2020

David’s (1966) and Subodh’s (1966) Submissions For “The 1960s Project”...

Last week was Week 2 of “The 1960s Project.” In this project, we’re compiling reflections from those who attended high school in the 1960s. Some will have started in the late 1950s...

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September 16,2020

An Immigrant from India

SUBODH MATHUR Class of 1966 Looking back, life in India was entirely physically and socially different from my life in the United States. However, adapting to life in the US...

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September 15,2020

New Beginnings: My Black Cultural Awakening

DAVID LANGClass of 1966Before I arrived on Howard University’s campus in fall 1966, “black” wasn’t part of my lexicon. I was “colored” or “Negro.” In my eyes, as well as...

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September 13,2020

Gordon’s (1965) and Okella’s (1962) Submissions Launch “The 1960s Project”

What a successful “launch week” of “The 1960’s Project.” In this project, we’re compiling reflections of those who attended high school in the 1960s. Some will have started in the...

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