Photo of a boy and the doll test by Gordon Parks

Howard University Acquires Extensive Collection of Gordon Parks Photographs Spanning Five Decades

Howard University and The Gordon Parks Foundation today announced a historic acquisition of 244 photographs representing the arc of Gordon Parks’s career over five decades.

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In Your Words

Dean Tofade wearing her Commencement regalia.

We are raising leaders here. [Our students and faculty] do great things around the nation. The name of Howard has really gone far and wide, not just locally in the district, [but] nationally and internationally.

Toyin Tofade, Dean of the College of Pharmacy
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History & Heritage Passing the Torch: The Power of Bison Women

Margot Bouchet passes the torch to her granddaughter Dominique Jackson at commencement

History & Heritage Passing the Torch: The Power of Bison Women

One family of three generations share their Howard stories. Read more.