Runners are starting the 5K Yulefest race at the starting line on Massachusetts Avenue. The Yulefest race was a 5K run across Harvard Square in which participants were encouraged to wear holiday costumes.
Duke professor Mark Anthony Neal speaks about social media influences on the Black community at Harvard's Hip-Hop Archive on Wednesday afternoon
Kellie Carter Jackson, a fellow in the African & African American Studies Department, and Professor Glenda R. Carpio sat down with The Crimson to discuss Kerry Washington’s recent sketch on SNL and its larger repercussions on the future of African American women in Hollywood.
Students discussed the problems behind appropriation of culture and identity in Halloween costumes. The event was put on by the Harvard College Sustained Dialogue group and kick-started their "De-Stereotype Me" week.
Director Steven Spielberg receives the W.E.B. Du Bois medal from the Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research in Sanders Theater on Wednesday afternoon. Five others were honored, including Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
A crowd packed Sanders Theatre to capacity Wednesday afternoon as the University celebrated the launch of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research by conferring the W.E.B. Du Bois medal on six celebrity recipients.
With punch season now in full swing, it’s time to present the results of Flyby’s first-ever Final Club Survey. The online survey was emailed out last month to 4,838 sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and was partially or fully completed 1,927 times (though it should be noted that individuals could have taken the survey more than once). In the second installment of a six-part series on the survey results, we take a look at the demographics of the self-identified final club members who answered our questions. Whether or not they’re in a final club or only entered the Owl once to use the bathroom, most Harvard students are familiar with the stereotype of the final club bro. They’re supposedly white, straight, rich, legacy varsity athletes—but do these stereotypes actually hold up to scrutiny? The results served up only a few curveballs.
European human rights scholars and Harvard professors met Monday at Harvard Law School’s Milstein Conference Center to discuss the divergent European and American perspectives on human rights.
The HSPH study surveyed more than 135,000 African Americans and white Americans from the same work forces.
A recently unearthed 2009 Ph.D. dissertation approved by Harvard Kennedy School faculty has drawn strong criticism for its assertion that low-IQ individuals—a demographic that the author says is disproportionately Hispanic or of other non-white or non-Asian ethnicities—should be restricted from immigrating to the United States because they lack “raw cognitive ability or intelligence.”
Callie Crossley (left) and Soledad M. O’Brien ’00 talk about the journalistic correspondence of the Boston bombing and O’Brien’s family background at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.
The largest, oldest, and perhaps most renowned fashion show on Harvard’s campus, Eleganza is a high-budget and highly-organized production. Its roots in a cultural and arts organization are apparent in the ethnic diversity of its models and highly theatrical style of its performance—an aesthetic which has gained the show both criticism and accolades over the years.
Standing behind her acclaimed painting “Jesus of the People”—a depiction of Christ as a young black man—artist Janet McKenzie spoke about her art and inspiration Monday night at Memorial Church.
A man dressed in traditional attire dances at the 18th Annual Harvard Powwow. The powwow was held this Saturday on the Radcliffe Lawn.