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Howard University

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. To date, Howard has awarded more than 120,000 degrees in the arts, the sciences, and the humanities. The historic main campus sits on a hilltop in Northwest Washington blocks from the storied U Street and Howard Theatre. We are two miles from the U.S. Capitol where many students intern, and scores of alumni shape national and foreign policy.


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Les pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest ont été à l'avant-garde du football féminin, mais des nations telles que le Maroc (en photo) les ont rejointes. Photo: Aitor Alcalde/FIFA/Getty Images

Les exploits méconnus des footaballeuses africaines face aux obstacles dévoilés dans un nouveau livre

Dans de nombreux pays, les femmes étaient interdites de jouer au football, mais cela ne représente qu'une des multiples barrières qu'elles ont réussi à franchir.
Human evolution is typically depicted with a progressive whitening of the skin, despite a lack of evidence to support it. Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov/Wikimedia Commons

Racist and sexist depictions of human evolution still permeate science, education and popular culture today

From Aristotle to Darwin, inaccurate and biased narratives in science not only reproduce these biases in future generations but also perpetuate the discrimination they are used to justify.
But who will go down as the greatest? Md Rafayat Haque Khan/ Eyepix Group/Future Publishing via Getty Images

A hat trick of essential reads to accompany the World Cup final

The World Cup is drawing to an end. Will the tournament be remembered for a Messi moment to rival that of Maradona’s? Or as a breakthrough yeah for African nations?


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