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Named Filmmaker of the Month by the District of Columbia Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) for the month of August. "Crispus” (produced, written and directed by Thomas) is based on the life story of Kalief Browder, a teenager falsely accused of stealing a backpack and thrown into solitary confinement in New York’s infamous Riker’s Island Prison.
Dr. Swinton is an associate professor in the Economics department at Howard University where he teaches introductory, intermediate, and urban economics. He is currently the director of graduate studies. His research interests include labor economics and education. Dr. Swinton has published journals that examine the teenage labor market, the benefits from attending HBCUs, and the returns to a college education. He co-authored a report for National Association for Equal Opportunity entitled "The State of Blacks in Higher Education.” He earned his B.S. from Florida A & M University in 2001, and his doctoral degree from Duke University in 2007.
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The White House announced today President Barack Obama’s intent to appoint Howard University President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick to serve on the Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The professors here are not only fountains of knowledge, but they are truly passionate about their craft. I think somewhere along the line that passion spills over into the students and we become just as dedicated to causes of our own. Howard has given me a strong and fearless voice as a black woman. When I step into a room I am confident that I belong there, and I always put my best foot forward. That is the power of the Mecca.”
Diversity has not been one of Silicon Valley's strong points. But as a new generation of technology professionals prepares to enter the workforce, that may be changing.
She started her nursing career at Howard in 1971, when it was still called Freedmen’s Hospital.
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