The vice president eloquently cheered up her alma mater following the team's March Madness defeat.
The "Black-ish" star hung out with Phylicia Rashad and Taraji P. Henson for the "full circle moment."
Kamala Harris has become the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American to be elected vice president of the United States.
From Martin Luther King Jr. to Chadwick Boseman, historically black colleges and universities have produced some of our nation’s most esteemed politicians, leaders and artists. But between financial woes and decreasing enrollment, many of these schools are struggling – particularly Cheyney University, the oldest HBCU in the country. Cheyney students, faculty and community leaders are fighting on behalf of the university and warning the nation what’s at stake if we lose our HBCUs.
The FBI is probing threats against more than dozen historically Black colleges and universities as hate crimes.
Campuses were shut down and classes moved to remote learning following the latest wave of threats taking place on the first day of Black History Month.
Rashad, who serves as the dean of Howard's fine arts college, had tweeted in support of her "Cosby Show" co-star after his sentence was vacated.
Pulitzer-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has turned down University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s tenure offer and will teach at Howard University instead.
Ta-Nehisi Coates will join the Pulitzer-winning journalist and creator of the “1619 Project" at the historically Black university as faculty.
“Personal positions of University leadership do not reflect Howard University’s policies,” the school said.