James Comey Speaks at Howard University Convocation

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FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington. The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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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.

 

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