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Zaheer Ali ’94, scholar and former vice president of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Black Students Association, spoke about the increasing influence of African American Muslims on American culture at a talk at the Barker Center Thursday evening.
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.
At a forum sponsored by Concilio Latino Thursday night, students expressed frustration with a perceived lack of support and discussed distributing a survey to Latinos on campus.
Haitian chef Nadege Fleurimond performs a food demonstration to the Harvard community in Ticknor Lounge on Wednesday night. She prepared the dish chiktay, or smoked herring.
Harvard Foundation Director S. Allen Counter speaks to the crowd before the arrival of LL Cool J at the 2014 Cultural Rhythms event.
LL Cool J, the Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year, dons a Harvard hoodie as Foundation Director S. Allen Counter presents an official plaque. Soyoung Kim '14, left, and Aubrey J. Walker '15, right, directed the festival.
LL Cool J took the stage amid cheers and applause from the packed audience in Sanders Theatre, gathered for a day-long celebration of diversity at Harvard.
Harvard Foundation Director S. Allen Counter presents the Artist of the Year award to LL Cool J, who remained on stage as various cultural groups from the University performed during Cultural Rhythms.
In the past three decades, as the Harvard community has diversified, the Foundation has stepped up its role in supporting the activities and collaboration of student organizations, transforming the way that it influences cultural dialogue on campus.
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.
The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square is trying to increase its knowledge of Chinese culture. Over the past two years, the number of visitors from China has roughly doubled.
At a discussion Wednesday evening, students explored the dangers of allowing others to project unauthentic characteristics of their identity.
Irfan Mahmud ‘16, an intern at the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, leads a discussion on the roles students assume in different social settings in the Leverett House Fairfax Hall common room.