Howard University


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Education Toni Morrison
Chloe Wofford (later TM ) graduated with her BA from Howard University .
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Education Toni Morrison
TM did well at Lorain High School (where black and white children studied together).
Ghansah, Rachel Kaadzi. “The Radical Vision of Toni Morrison”. New York Times Magazine.
She was annoyed when a teacher who showed some little essay I wrote to subsequent classes, as an example of really...
Education Mary Ann Shadd Cary
MASC began studying law at Howard University in Washington, DC (a university for black students founded just two and a half years earlier).
American National Biography.
Bearden, Jim, and Linda Jean Butler. Shadd: The Life and Times of Mary Shadd Cary. NC Press.
211, 213
“Brief History of Howard Univesity”. Howard University.
Education Zora Neale Hurston
ZNH studied under poet Georgia Douglas Johnson and philosopher Alain Locke at Howard University.
Harris, Trudier, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 51. Gale Research.
51: 134
Employer Toni Morrison
After her MA she embarked on an academic career, teaching English literature and creative writing. She worked at Texas Southern University from 1955 to 1957, then from 1957 to 1964 at her own alma mater,...
Family and Intimate relationships Toni Morrison
Chloe Wofford (later TM ) married a Jamaican architect named Harold Morrison , whom she had met at Howard University . They divorced in 1965.
Samuels, Wilfred D., and Clenora Hudson-Weems. Toni Morrison. Twayne.
Innes, Lyn. “Toni Morrison Obituary”.
Friends, Associates Mary Carpenter
In BostonMC met Julia Ward Howe and Lucretia Mott . At Howard College she was introduced by Frederick Douglass , an old friend.
Carpenter, J. Estlin. The Life and Work of Mary Carpenter. MacMillan and Co.
330-1, 323
Publishing Zora Neale Hurston
ZNH 's first published work, the short story John Redding Goes to Sea, was issued in Stylus, Howard University 's literary magazine.
Harris, Trudier, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 51. Gale Research.
51: 134
Reception Zora Neale Hurston
ZNH received Howard University 's Distinguished Alumni Award.
Commire, Anne, and Deborah Klezmer, editors. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin Publications.
7: 591
Reception Mary Ann Shadd Cary
By the end of the twentieth century, there was a resurgence of interest in MASC . Scholar Richard Almonte observed that the appearance in 1977 of Jim Bearden and Linda Jean Butler 's biography Shadd...
Textual Production Zora Neale Hurston
The book was edited by Deborah G. Plant and included a foreword by Alice Walker . In Britain it was titled Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave. Kossula, then aged nineteen, lived through...


2 March 1867: President Andrew Johnson approved an Act...

Building item

2 March 1867

President Andrew Johnson approved an Act of the US Congress chartering Howard University in Washington, DC, as an institution for African-Americans in the liberal arts and sciences.

1925: Alain Locke wrote: Harlem has the same role...

Building item


Alain Locke wrote: Harlem has the same role to play for the New Negro that Dublin has had for the New Ireland or Prague for the New Czechoslovakia.


No bibliographical results available.