Tag: Harvard University

Harvard University is Profiting from Photos of Slaves: Lawsuit

Harvard University has been using and profiting from the photographs of two slaves in South Carolina, known as Renty and Delia, in their attempt to “confront” its ties to slavery. However, in doing so, Renty and Delia’s descendant, Tamara Lanier, is suing Harvard University for “wrongful seizure, possession and expropriation”…

Harvard Director Latest #Becky, Harasses Biracial Toddler

In what seems to be an ongoing saga of white people not minding their business, #SidewalkSusie, offensively, interfered with mom, Alyson Laliberte, and her child while the toddler played outside of their Cambridge home. The filmed interaction, which has now gone viral, showed Theresa Lund, a Harvard University-affiliated research executive…

Women in Tech: 'The Culture is the Problem'

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs available in computing related fields. Graduates in the United States are on track to fill 29 percent of thosejobs. Women are on track to fill just 3 percent. These estimates are according to Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization founded by Reshma…

First Black Woman Elected President of Harvard Law Review

The Harvard Law Review, which has been in existence for 130 years, has named student Imelme A. Umana its president. Umana makes history as she will serve as the law review’s first Black woman president. According to her LinkedIn profile, Umana, who is from Harrisburg, Pa., anticipates receiving her Harvard…