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Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.
Law School students and professors arrived in Wasserstein Hall last Thursday to find pieces of black tape placed over the portraits of black professors at the school.
An undergraduate recently received a Facebook message from an account bearing a name associated with racially charged death threats that more than 100 Harvard students received via email last year.
Tori Anderson, a third-year Law School student, shows her support by adding a sticky note to the portrait of a black Law School professor on Thursday afternoon after black tape was found covering the photos in the morning. Anderson said, "This [the post-its] shows the outpouring of support for the faculty. I wish we had a greater and more robust response from the administration and a greater focus on creating, not only community inclusion, but institutional inclusion."
A group of Law School students discusses the vandalism on the portraits of black Law School professors in front of the portraits on the first floor of Wasserstein Hall in the afternoon.
Law School students and other supporters post sticky notes on the portraits that were vandalized on Thursday morning on the first floor of Wasserstein Hall.
Photos of black Law School professors were covered by pieces of black tape on Thursday morning at Wasserstein Hall.
Suzy M. Hall, a student at the School of Education, reads supportive sticky note messages surrounding the pictures of black Law School professors on Thursday afternoon after black tape was found covering the photos in the morning. Hall said, “I'm just really proud to see my fellow students offer a counter exhibit to an unfortunate event that occurred before this."
Ongoing racial tensions in New Haven have brought a different tone to the typically spirited weekend.
Latino students met with University President Drew G. Faust on Thursday to discuss demands for greater inclusivity for students of color.
The report details three suggested areas of focus: training on student life diversity issues, accessibility and diversity of departmental offerings, and diversity among the faculty and College’s disciplinary bodies.
Harvard Law School students and faculty members who walked into Wasserstein Hall on Thursday morning found that pieces of black tape had been placed over the faces of portraits of black professors that hang on walls inside the building.
University President Drew G. Faust watches as students demonstrate at the Science Center Plaza as part of the a nationwide effort to coordinate events around the country in support of those who have been affected by recent incidents of racism and discrimination on college campuses.
Students from Harvard and Tufts listen to student leaders from both schools after marching to Porter Square. The event was part of a larger National Student Call to Action, encouraging colleges across the country to organize their own events to bring attention to the continuing problem of racial inequality on college campuses.