Harvard

Michelle Obama wrote Yara Shahidi's recommendations for all four colleges she applied to—including her top choice Harvard, where Mrs. Obama attended Law School.

It looks like the recognition keeps on coming for Rihanna this week. After breaking Michael Jackson’s record on the Billboard Hot 100, Rihanna is now being honored with the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award from the prestigious Harvard University. Harvard Foundation director S. Allen Counter explains, “Rihanna has charitably built a state-of-the-art center for oncology […]

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

Plus, student becomes first black woman elected to be President of the Harvard Law Review and white suspect in Quebec Mosque attack charged with six counts of first-degree murder.

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.

First daughter Malia Obama has made her decision to attend Harvard University- but first, she’s taking a year off to work and gain some useful experience before plunging back into academia for four more years.  The “gap year” isn’t new, but when we hear the term we commonly think of privileged rich kids flying daddy’s private jet around […]

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.