James Comey Speaks at Howard University Convocation

 

President Barack Obama accompanied by President of Howard University Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, right, and Vernon E. Jordan during the 2016 Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington, Saturday, May 7, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

President Barack Obama accompanied by President of Howard University Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, right, and Vernon E. Jordan during the 2016 Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington, Saturday, May 7, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Former FBI director James comes starts his new job at Howard University today. His appearance is expected to be met with protests for various reasons most notably the contentions relationship between the FBI and the African-American community including investigations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.

Some are upset over how Comey’s comments played negatively in the 2016 election against Hillary Clinton. But Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick welcomes Comey in the midst of the controversy.