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Ferguson Demonstration

Students Take to Streets To Protest Ferguson Decision in City-Wide Rally

Dozens of Harvard students participated in the rally, both individually and in small groups, while others gathered on campus and in Memorial Church in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo.

Ferguson Demonstration
Student Groups

Race and 'Respectability'

The organizers of Harvard's Ferguson solidarity event speak about respectability politics, the narrative of success, and why being a Harvard student shouldn’t matter.

Race and Justice in Sports

In Panel, Football All-Stars Discuss Race, Leadership, and Justice

Pro Bowlers Arian Foster, Richard Sherman, and Larry Fitzgerald informally talked about the NCAA, philanthropy, and the ability of high-achieving African-Americans to inspire young people.

Janelle Monáe Receives Award
Gender and Sexuality

Janelle Monáe Honored as Artist and Advocate

The Harvard College Women's Center and the Black Men's Forum recognized the Yardfest headliner in separate ceremonies on Monday.


Former Harvard Professor Cornel West Talks Black Politics

Cornel R. West ’74, American philosopher and former Harvard professor spoke Thursday afternoon in Emerson Hall about black political thought, philosophy, and religion at an event hosted by the Harvard Black Men’s Forum.

Student Groups

Artist Janelle Monáe To Be Recognized by Campus Groups

American R&B and soul artist Janelle Monáe will be recognized by two campus organizations for her professional achievements and positive contributions to ongoing conversations on gender and race.

250K Rally

250K Rally

Mayopoulos listens as the president of the Black Men’s Forum, Rodriguez A. Roberts '15, explains how increased student funding would help his club at the Undergraduate Council's 250K Rally.

Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Mass. General Chief of Global Health, Human Rights Lectures on Maternal Health

Thomas F. Burke, the chief of the Division of Global Health and Human Rights at Massachusetts General Hospital, argued that the greatest inequality on earth is health care for women in poor countries during a talk at Ticknor Lounge on Tuesday.


Students, Faculty Discuss Trayvon Martin Case

According to a panel of Harvard faculty members and students, the “inanity” in the killing of Trayvon Martin was not the outcome of the trial, but the laws that promote situations like it.


Panelists Reflect on Experiences with Mental Illness

Using poetry to recount his experience with bipolar disorder, Hakeem A. Rahim ’02 inaugurated a night of panel discussions on mental illness at Harvard that took place in Sever Hall on Wednesday evening.

Student Life

Students Discuss Masculinity and Gender Identity

More than thirty students gathered at Ticknor Lounge Thursday evening for “Boxers, Briefs, or Neither?”—a discussion on masculinity and its expression and perception at Harvard.

Black Men's Forum


Marcus Canty, former X-Factor winner and current Epic Records signee, poses for a photo with Matthew Maxwell '15. The Black Men's Forum invited Canty for a meet-and-greet Tuesday, September 4th.

BMF Stomp Eleganza
On Campus

BMF Stomp Eleganza

Members of Harvard's Black Men's Forum (BMF) perform the closing act of Eleganza 2012, a stomp and dance featuring BMF chants.

Ms. Smith
On Campus

Ms. Smith

Acclaimed actress Jada Pinkett Smith converses with members of the Harvard Black Men's Forum, which honored her as the Woman of the Year on Saturday evening in a celebratory dinner at Leverett House.

Lev it Up
On Campus

Lev it Up

Jada Pinkett Smith, acclaimed actress, enters Leverett dining hall on Saturday evening, where she was honored as Woman of the Year by the Harvard Black Men's Forum.

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

Interview with President Faust
Higher Education

Draft College Rating System Emphasizes Accessibility, Post-College Success

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?