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Dr. Carlin Barnes and Dr. Marketa Wills Educate the Community on Mental Illness
October 10, 2019
Two Harvard trained psychiatrists, Dr. Carlin Barnes and Dr. Marketa Wills, have released their first book titled “Understanding Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health Disorders for Family and Friends.” ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 18, 2019
On this day, July 18, 1973, Bridget Terry Long, Ph.D., Dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, was born in Baltimore. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Georgetown Students Approve Reparations Measure
April 26, 2019
The school’s undergraduates voted Thursday, April 11, on the referendum, which would increase tuition by $27.20 per semester to create a fund benefiting descendants of the 272 slaves sold to pay off the Georgetown Jesuits’ debt – a move that saved the university financially. ... read more »
Remembering and Re-Reading Woodson: Envisioning an Emancipatory Education
February 14, 2019
Clearly, in this important month and historical moment of celebrating Black History thru reflective remembrance and recommitment to ever-deeper study and emancipatory practice, our minds easily turn to the writings and life work of the father of Black History Month, Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875–1950). For it is Dr. Woodson who framed and laid the foundation for our celebration of Black History Month, having given his life to writing, teaching and advocating history as an indispensable core of any real, useful and emancipatory education. And it is he who founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (1915), the Journal of Negro History(1916), and Negro History Week (1926). These were later renamed to reflect the constant rethinking needed to meet the challenges and changes of our time: the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the Journal of African American History and Black History Month, respectively. ... read more »
Colin Kaepernick and Dave Chappelle Selected to be honored by Harvard University
September 27, 2018
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University ... read more »
Black Teen Who Was Once Homeless Gets Full Ride to Harvard
June 7, 2018
Philadelphia teen Richard Jenkins used to sleep in a homeless shelter and was nicknamed “Harvard” by bullies for being a bookworm. Now, he is going to the same Ivy League school on a full scholarship. ... read more »
Lakers Hire Jason Rosenfeld as Director of Basketball Analytics
October 14, 2017
Most recently with the NBA league office, Rosenfeld was hired as the Director of Basketball Analytics in 2014 and was tasked with developing new statistics to better evaluate players ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Christina Cornelius
August 10, 2017
Cornelius will enter her junior year as team co-captain for the 2017 season. ... read more »
Malia Obama to take gap year before entering Harvard in 2017
May 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before enrolling at Harvard University in 2017, a year later than had been widely expected, the president and his wife said in a long-awaited announcement Sunday. Harvard encourages admitted students to defer for one year to travel, pursue a special project or activity, work or spend time in another meaningful way. The student must not enroll in a program at another college that would grant the student a degree. ... read more »
Cornelius Shines at Harvard
October 7, 2015
A new addition to the Harvard Crimson women’s volleyball team has been making waves and garnering attention from the University and the Ivy League conference. ... read more »
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