Harvard

ImeIme Umana made history when she was elected the first Black female president of the Harvard Law Review—its 131st leader.

A new study from Drexel University says that Black people are 2.8 and 1.7 times more likely to die during encounters with police than White people and Hispanics, respectively.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

However, the 17-year-old is taking a year off before she attends the Ivy League university.

Yale University said it would continue to name a residential college after John C. Calhoun, a 19th century slavery defender. University officials decided, however, to stop addressing residential faculty as masters.

Harvard University's president acknowledges the school's complicity in slavery. She will unveil a plaque honoring four slaves who lived and worked on the campus.

Harvard agreed with a committee's recommendation to replace the law school's shield, which incorporates a slave-owning family's crest. A student movement, strengthened by a racial incident, pressured the University's governing body to make the change.

A committee at Harvard recommended removing the law school's official shield over its link to slavery. This comes amid protests and heightened racial tension at Harvard and other universities regarding historic symbols of racism.

Harvard appoints first African-American faculty dean. This comes on the heels of a medical school student petition calling demanding diversity.

BOSTON (AP) — Lawsuits filed Monday against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill argue that affirmative action policies should be…