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Race

Amid Controversy, HLS Students to Recognize New York Public Defender

Following controversy surrounding two Law School student groups’ recent decision to revoke an honor from Robin Steinberg, a New York City public defender, other students have begun planning to bring Steinberg to campus anyway.

Nafis White Presentation
Visual Arts

Nafis White Presentation

Nafis M. White, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, discusses her artwork on race relations and civil rights. She displayed two pieces at the 17th Annual Black Arts Festival.

Julian Plowden Photographs
Visual Arts

Julian Plowden Photographs

Julian Plowden exhibits his photographs of the aftermath of the Michael Brown shootings at the Black Arts Festival kick off on Friday afternoon.

Nafis White Presentation
College

Kuumba Kicks Off 17th Annual Black Arts Festival

This year, Kuumba chose the theme “Reflections on Freedom” after considering other options such as joy, struggle, and love last spring, according to the chair of the festival.

Race

In Keynote, Activist Details His Undocumented Experience

The talk by immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas served as the keynote address for the 13th annual Alumni of Color Conference.

Julian Plowden Photographs
College

Photos of the Weekend (03/01/2015)

Religious Solidarity
Student Groups

Religious Solidarity

Activist Dorothy Zellner, featured here next to Rev. Willie Bodrick II, speaks about her role as a white, Jewish woman during the Civil Rights movement. Zellner was one of four panelists who participated in the event "Selma to Ferguson: Religious Tradition as Solidarity," held at Harvard Hillel on Wednesday night.

Community Conversation: Racist Emails
College

College Begins Redesigning Bias Reporting System

Spurred by racially charged death threats that were emailed to hundreds of students last semester, the College is beginning the process of redesigning its current bias reporting system.

2015 Cultural Rhythms
Student Groups

2015 Cultural Rhythms

College

Asian American Students Discuss Intersectionality at Conference

The Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association hosted the East Coast Asian American Student Union annual conference this weekend, the largest Asian American student conference in the U.S.

Cultural Rhythms Talent
College

Harvard Foundation Honors Eva Longoria at Cultural Rhythms

Longoria, who was recognized as the 2015 Harvard University Artist of the Year, spoke Saturday about her experience identifying as both a Mexican and an American.

College

New Civil War Course Finds its Footing Among Various Disciplines, Venues

In a partnership between the A.R.T. and the History and Literature Department, "Staging the Civil War" navigates literary, theater, and archival sources to bring a new perspective to the Civil War.

Santouka Front
Race

Photos of the Day (02/17/2015)

College

Harvard Foundation Names Eva Longoria Artist of the Year

The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations announced Friday that it would honor Eva Longoria as the 2015 Artist of the Year.

Student Groups

HLS Student Groups Retract Honor from New York Public Defender

HLS student groups will no longer honor Robin Steinberg, the executive director of the Bronx Defenders, on account of her link to a controversial YouTube video.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall