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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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September 9,2020

Race, Identity & Fairness: Tensions In The Quest for Social...

OKELLA PAIGE TRICEClass of 1962Looking back, Germantown, the neighborhood and high school conjure up pleasant and unpleasant memories. Growing up in those places and spaces, I had to confront the...

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September 7,2020

Cooking With Dehydration!

Several years ago, I tried my hand at some of the recipes in this book, The Art of Raw Living Food. About a month ago, I picked the book back...

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September 7,2020

Race, Gender & Ethnicity In Estimating Economic Damages

I want to tell you about one part of my recent work, which has the potential of eliminating the negative impact of discrimination in earnings in a narrowly focused area....

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