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50 Years After Selma

50 Years After Selma

Students from the Harvard Black Men’s Forum, Black Students Association, and the Association of Black Harvard Women among other students discuss the state of race relations and race in the United States 50 years after the Selma to Montgomery marches.

50 Years After Selma

Students Discuss Legacy of Selma Marches

Students discussed current and past social justice movements, Ferguson, and racism at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery.

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Photos of the Day (03/10/2015)

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.

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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.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes