Protests

Aung San Suu Kyi
Harvard in the World

Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Award As Students Protest

​The Harvard Foundation named Nobel laureate and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi its 2016 Humanitarian of the Year in a ceremony Saturday, while students from the Harvard Islamic Society stood outside to protest.

Camille E. Traslavina ‘18 Speaks in Support of HUDS
College

Camille E. Traslavina ‘18 Speaks in Support of HUDS

Camille E. Traslavina ‘18 speaks as part of a panel in support of HUDS before the march.

Medical School Students for HUDS
HUDS

Medical School Students for HUDS

Medical students speak with HUDS worker Anabela A. Pappas at the rally on Wednesday afternoon.

HUDS Workers Rally and Announce Strike
On Campus

HUDS Workers Rally and Announce Strike

The Need for Affordable Housing
City Politics

With Bike Locks, Activists Chain Themselves to City Hall at Demonstration

Black Lives Matter activists and allies gathered to demand increased affordable housing levels in Cambridge.

Derrick Bell at Student Rally
On Campus

Derrick Bell at Student Rally

Derrick Bell speaks at a student organized, Harvard Law School rally for faculty diversity.

HLS Lounge Vector
Harvard Law School

HLS Lounge Vector

HLS Student Support of Reclaim's Propositions

Professor Derrick Bell
Race

Students Carry On Tradition of Race Activism at the Law School

A new generation of activists is at the Law School’s helm. Student activists’ demands are broader and their tactics adapted, as they have drawn inspiration from their predecessors and built their own movement on the foundation of a vibrant history of protest at the Law School.

Gulf War Harvard Square Protest
Student Life

In the Shadow of Vietnam, Students Brought the Gulf War to Campus

For almost all the members of the Class of 1991, the Gulf War was the first major U.S. military operation in their memory. To some students, the Gulf War was like a flash in the pan, seemingly over before it started. To others, the intervention was an important event that signaled what role the U.S. would play in world affairs in the coming years.

Quincy Sheets
Reunions

Quincy Sheets

Quincy House draped in anti-war bedsheet banners

"Freedom of Speech is Not Neutral"
On Campus

"Freedom of Speech is Not Neutral"

A wall in the Caspersen Student Center of Harvard Law School bears messages from members of activist group Reclaim Harvard Law as well as other students who claim the group has had a chilling effect on campus freedom of speech.

Kurt C. Krieger '16
On Campus

Kurt C. Krieger '16

Kurt C. Krieger, Harvard Law School 3L and vocal critic of activist group Reclaim Harvard Law, wrote a letter to the editor in The Harvard Law Record criticizing the activists' narrow focus on campus-based issues.

Professor Derrick Bell
Race

Professor Derrick Bell

Derrick Bell walks with a group of Harvard Law School students after taking a voluntary unpaid leave of absence to protest the lack of tenured minority female professors.

Students Boycott Classes at Harvard Law School
Central Administration

Students Boycott Classes at Harvard Law School

Law students protest outside of President Bok's office in April 1991. Over 300 Harvard Law School students participated in a class boycott, asking for increased faculty diversity.