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Lucy Liu at Kirkland
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Viola Davis Selected as Harvard Foundation's Artist of the Year

Viola Davis, a two-time Emmy and Tony-winning actress, was named the 2017 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations on Friday afternoon.

UC General Meeting
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UC Votes to Form 'Identity Coalition'

UC representatives also discussed criticisms of the Datamatch survey, which only includes "male" and "female" gender options.

University Hall
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Dean Discusses Hiring Of Women, Minorities at Faculty Meeting

The diversity of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences remains "concerning," Dean of Faculty Affairs and Planning Nina Zipser said at the Faculty’s monthly meeting Tuesday.

On Campus

‘Black Lives Matter’ Conference Talks Race, Music Studies

Hundreds of attendees from across the United States gathered in Paine Concert Hall Friday and Saturday for “Black Lives Matter: Music, Race, and Justice,” a conference examining the intersection between black culture and race relations.

Boston March Against Trump
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Some at Harvard Criticize Diversity of Women’s March

Some Harvard students who participated in the Boston’s Women’s March say that the protest could have represented a wider variety of perspectives.

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Winthrop Faculty Dean Presses for Criminal Justice Reform

​Harvard Law School professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. argued that wrongful convictions are widespread and often overlooked in a TEDx talk.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
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New Medical School Dean Unveils Diversity Task Force

Harvard Medical School Dean George Q. Daley ’82 also expressed concern about the “uncertainty” of federal research funding at a town hall event Tuesday.

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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
Central Administration

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
Central Administration

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.