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Howard History Quiz

We had another month of overwhelming responses to the quiz. Thank you to everyone who participated in last month’s quiz and congratulations to the winners, who answered both questions correctly:

Anita English, Assistant Secretary, Office of the Secretary

Thelma N. Paige-DeNeal, Division of Fine Arts, Office of the Associate Dean

Donna Wells, Moorland-Spingarn

Lenda P. Hill, Associate Editor, The Journal of Negro Education

Rhoda T. Evans, Div. of Allied Health Sciences, Dept. of Physical Therapy

President Andrew Johnson approved the Charter of Howard University in 1867.

Mordecai Johnson was the longest serving president of Howard University. He served from 1926-1960.

Now it’s your turn to test your knowledge. The first five people to respond correctly to the following questions will receive a pair of Howard jogging pants. Remember, both answers must be correct to qualify. Please send your response to

What former Howard professor was the first African-American Rhodes Scholar?

What Howard alumna was recently nominated for an Academy Award?


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