The following essay was written by Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, to mark the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 23 people and injured 23 others.... Read more about Saying the Mexican Names
The original "freedom schools" offered a free, progressive education to Black students in the Civil Rights era-South. At Harvard, HDS alum Najha Zigbi-Johnson and Lesedi Graveline, MTS '21, reimagine what an Ivy League education could look like.
Harvard students and faculty members, including HDS Professor Todne Thomas, reflect on what Juneteenth means to them, amid the national reckoning with racism sparked by the police killing of George Floyd.
HDS Professor Cornel West co-hosts the new podcast The Tight Rope, a weekly podcast that takes time to welcome listeners and guests as thought collaborators with West and co-host Brown University Professor Tricia Rose.
Professor Todne Thomas and other Harvard faculty discuss the books they recommend for those who want to learn more about the issues and to expand their understanding of systemic racism, white privilege, and the long legacies of slavery and white supremacy in American history.
Ashley Lipscomb, MDiv '20, was selected by her student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2020. The following remarks were delivered by Lipscomb during the Virtual Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 28.... Read more about 'Be the One'
"This is a pandemic that hits a country ill-equipped, ill-prepared, that is yet wrestling with literally decades-old racial and ethnic and class disparities and divisions," says Visiting Professor Cornell William Brooks.