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Law School Student Groups Mark One Year Since Black Tape Vandalism

A year after a racially-charged act of vandalism shook the Law School and sparked an intense period of race-related activism, Law School student affinity groups are presenting a visual exhibit at the school to mark the anniversary of the incident.

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‘Justice for Black Women Week’ Hopes to Ignite Conversation

​The Harvard Black Law Students Association hosted Justice for Black Women Week in the hopes of bringing black women to the focus of nationwide conversation.

From All Walks
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From All Walks

As hundreds collected outside of Widener Library, undocumented Harvard students took turns encouraging the university to protect its diverse community following the election of Donald Trump.

Villegas's Address
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Villegas's Address

Bruno Villegas '19 relates some of the challenges he and his family have overcome as undocumented immigrants.

Defenders of the Undocumented
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Defenders of the Undocumented

More than 100 supporters gather on the steps of Widener Library to advocate for the defense of undocumented students at Harvard.

Undocumented At Harvard
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Undocumented At Harvard

Laura Veira-Ramirez '20 speaks to the crowd gathered on the steps of Widener Library about the trials she and her family have faced living in Connecticut as undocumented immigrants.

Students of Color in the 2016 Elections
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Among Students of Color, Anxiety Mounts About Trump

Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election rattled Harvard’s campus, provoking a particularly strong reaction among students of color who feel they will be disproportionately targeted by his policies.

Closing the Achievement Gap
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GSE Professors Argue for Educational Reform During Discussion

Two Graduate School of Education professors argued that systemic educational reform is necessary to close the achievement gap Tuesday.

Books

Sociology Professor Explores Racial Identities in New Book

Professor Michèle Lamont explores the experiences with racism faced by five distinct ethnic groups spanning three cities on three continents in her latest book.

On Campus

‘Mikado’ Struggles to Reckon with Racism, Technical Difficulties

Despite the talented cast’s efforts, “The Mikado” still fails to confront its historically racist past, bringing to this revision an unexpected bit of transphobia and an array of technical mishaps.

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Abdul-Jabbar Shares Thoughts on Racial Relations in America

An enthusiastic audience filled the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Saturday afternoon to hear a conversation with former NBA player and bestselling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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Some Students Protest ‘The Mikado,’ Sparking Dialogue Around Race

About 10 people gathered outside Agassiz Theater Friday evening to protest the opening night of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ “The Mikado."

Mikado
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‘Mikado’ Protesters Call to Shut Down Production

A group of students is calling for the cancellation of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players' show “The Mikado,” sharpening previous criticisms of the play.

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School of Public Health Addresses Diversity Issues at Town Hall

Students and administrators at the Harvard School of Public Health say there has been a more concerted focus on diversity issues in the last few years.

Racial Diversity of Mental Health Counseling Staff