Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Harvard University

Woman Sues Harvard University for Profiting From...

A woman who says she is the descendant of two slaves in daguerreotypes owned by Harvard University has filed a lawsuit saying the institution is...

‘No N—-r Gets Away’: Arizona Man Pleads...

An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to charges connected to threats he made on social media to bomb Harvard University and shoot attendees of...

49ers Apologize for Leaving Kaepernick Photos out...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are apologizing for initially leaving Colin Kaepernick out of a photo gallery celebrating the team's...

Group of Atlanta High School Students Admitted...

Twenty-six students were filled with joy after learning they were accepted into the Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project. "Words really can’t describe the feeling after I heard...

Harvard Black Culture Awards to Honor Kaepernick,...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their...

Atlanta Students Win Big at Harvard Debate...

A group of 25 Atlanta students known as "Atlanta's Great Debaters" made history this past weekend after bringing home a coveted championship from a residency program hosted by Harvard University's Debate Council.

Arizona Man Arrested 1 Year After Making...

An Arizona man was arrested on Friday in connection with posting death threats to harm Black Students and attendees at Harvard. Nicholas Zuckerman, 24, was...

Conservatives Want to Do Away with Affirmative...

Back in 2014, a federal lawsuit was filed in Massachusetts on behalf of a group of Asian-Americans charging Harvard University’s undergraduate-admissions process with discriminating...

Former Educator Says ‘Hateful Comment’ to Teen...

A Trump-supporting educator in hot water for chiding a Texas teen accepted to Harvard University has "apologized" for his actions — sort of. High school...

GOP Educator Inserts Himself In Student’s Harvard...

18-year-old Drake Johnson took to social media to celebrate his acceptance into Harvard University but was immediately questioned by a former member of the...

Feds Threaten to Sue Harvard Over Lack...

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to obtain a trove of records as part of an investigation...

Report: Justice Department Investigating Affirmative Action Policies...

The Justice Department is investigating affirmative action policies at Harvard University after claims of racial discrimination during the admissions process. News of the investigation comes...

Malia Obama’s Parents See Her Off As...

After taking a gap year after high school graduation, the time has come for Malia Obama to leave her parents and younger sister behind...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Calls for Harvard to Pay...

In an attempt to atone for its role in human bondage, Harvard University on Friday, March 3, hosted a conference addressing the institution's historic,...

Harvard University, Dining Hall Workers Reach ‘Tentative...

Why can't the university with the largest endowment in the nation afford to pay its workers decent living wages? Harvard University and over 700 dining...

Nas, Eric Holder Honored with Harvard’s W.E.B....

Hip-hop star Nas is one of several notable Black people who has been awarded Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Medal. According to Boston magazine, the...

New Exhibit Highlights Black Presence in Victorian...

An exhibit debuting Wednesday at the Cooper Gallery of African & African-American Art at Harvard University features photographs of Blacks living in Victoria-era England. Exhibit...

Head Start Marks Its 50th Anniversary With...

By Marie Davis Head Start is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, and supporters and detractors are asking themselves, “Is it succeeding or is it...

Harvard Reaches Diversity Milestone, Admits Its Largest...

Harvard is far from being as diverse as every college campus needs to be, but the Ivy League university has reached a historic milestone...

Harvard University Digitizing Thousands of Anti-Slavery Petitions

In the 18th and 19th centuries, thousands of petitions were sent to the Massachusetts Legislature asking lawmakers to abolish slavery and end segregation, and...

Black Teens With Race Pride Do Better...

New research shows that when parents use racial socialization—talking to their children or engaging in activities that promote feelings of racial knowledge, pride, and...