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