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For the First Time, Black Women Will Run Four Schools at Harvard University

by Teddy Grant   Aug 08, 2018

Aug. 15, 2018, will mark a historic day for Harvard University. For the first time, four of its schools will be led by Black... Read More

Malia Obama

Barack and Michelle Obama Drop-Off Malia at Harvard

by Bene Viera   Aug 23, 2017

Harvard University gained an elite celebrity on Tuesday when Black excellence times three strolled on campus for freshman move-in day. Cameras were out and... Read More


Harvard Conference on Slavery Bringing Out Ugly Truths

by #teamEBONY   Mar 03, 2017

Harvard University, an institution directly involved in the institution of slavery at its beginnings in the 17th century, is opening up the conversation on... Read More

Watch Rihanna’s Inspiring Humanitarian of the Year Speech

Watch Rihanna’s Inspiring Humanitarian of the Year Speech

by #teamEBONY   Mar 01, 2017

Rihanna has traveled the world, performed countless sold out shows, set music records, and has inspired a generation of young women to be exactly... Read More

Portraits of Black Faculty Members Defaced at Harvard

Portraits of Black Faculty Members Defaced at Harvard

by #teamEBONY   Nov 19, 2015

In response to a nationwide protest held by Black college students attending predominantly white institutions, the portraits of some of Harvard University's African American... Read More

Black College Students Launch Artistic Social Media Campaigns About Race

Black College Students Share Stories about Race

by The Root   Mar 05, 2014

The 1990s babies matriculating at top-tier universities are in the midst of active protest. They have been for a while now. Back in November,... Read More

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah to Give Harvard Commencement

by #teamEBONY   May 30, 2013

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is the featured speaker during afternoon exercises at Harvard University’s commencement. Harvard’s 362nd commencement begins Thursday morning with the annual... Read More

David Banner

[INTERVIEW] David Banner on New Mixtape, and Why Black Men Hurt Each Other

by Kelley L. Carter   May 10, 2012

David Banner wants to get the conversation started. He has good intentions, of course, but the rapper and producer is melding one heck of... Read More

Diet Sodas Linked to Strokes

Diet Sodas Linked to Strokes

by #teamEBONY   Apr 23, 2012

It’s no secret. We all know too much soda is bad for you. Previously linked to weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, and tooth decay,... Read More

Crimson Pride: Tommy Amaker

Crimson Pride: Tommy Amaker

by Chris Wilder   Mar 14, 2012

In April of 2007 when Harvard University’s athletic director, Bob Scalise, hired Tommy Amaker as the 14th coach of Harvard University’s men’s basketball team,... Read More