Black Men's Forum
Some at the event sharply criticized Harvard for what they called a lack of institutional support. The arrest of the student has drawn allegations of police brutality.
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research held a symposium Friday to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, 50 years after his assassination.
Dozens of Harvard students participated in the rally, both individually and in small groups, while others gathered on campus and in Memorial Church in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Pro Bowlers Arian Foster, Richard Sherman, and Larry Fitzgerald informally talked about the NCAA, philanthropy, and the ability of high-achieving African-Americans to inspire young people.
Cornel R. West ’74, American philosopher and former Harvard professor spoke Thursday afternoon in Emerson Hall about black political thought, philosophy, and religion at an event hosted by the Harvard Black Men’s Forum.