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Panel Discusses Black Voters' Key Role in the 2020 Election at Warren Center Event

LaTosha Brown, the co-founder of an organization encouraging Black Americans to vote to enact social justice, discussed the dangers and sources of voter suppression at a panel discussion Monday.

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Harvard Faculty Criticize Findings, Methodology in Charles Murray Webinar

Charles A. Murray ’65 spoke to Harvard affiliates at a Friday webinar about his new book, which criticizes the idea that race and gender are social constructs. Faculty in attendance criticized his work, saying it makes unfounded claims and is rooted in flawed methodology.

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson Talks Race and Equity in Food at Design School Panel

Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson discussed race, class, and equity in food and art as part of a webinar series hosted by Harvard’s Graduate School of Design Thursday evening.

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Harvard Kennedy School Student Body and Faculty Remains Overwhelmingly White and Male

The Harvard Kennedy School’s annual report on diversity showed little to no change across various demographics in its student, faculty and staff composition. The school remains overwhelmingly white and male.

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Harvard Business School Scholars Evaluate Issues of Race and Racism in the Business World in New Speaker Series

The event was the first of the Business School’s “Managing Diversity” speaker series and featured a conversation between Dean Nitin Nohria and Business Administration professor emeritus James I. Cash, the first Black tenured professor at the Business School.

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Women+ of Color Project Hosts Three-Day Virtual STEM Application Workshop

The Women+ of Color Project held a three-day conference beginning Oct. 10 for women from underrepresented backgrounds studying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who hope to pursue graduate school.

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Harvard Law School, Kennedy School Professors Talk Racial Inequalities During COVID-19

The Harvard Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children held a virtual panel Tuesday to discuss the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on racial minorities.

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McGee Speaks on Marginalization of Racial Minorities in STEM Fields

Author Ebony O. McGee, an associate professor of Diversity and STEM Education at Vanderbilt University, spoke about institutional barriers people of color face in STEM fields during a Gutman Library Book Talk webinar Monday.

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Davis Center Co-Sponsors Webinar on Including Issues of Race in Syllabi

The Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies hosted a webinar Friday on integrating critical pedagogies of race into course syllabi as a kick-off for its “Race in Focus” webinar series, which is co-sponsored by Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

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Harvard Business School Will Rename Building after James Cash, School’s First Tenured Black Professor

Harvard Business School will rename a building after James I. Cash, the school’s first Black tenured professor, according to Business School Dean Nitin Nohria.

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FAS Announces Task Force on Visual Culture and Signage

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences has launched a task force on visual culture and signage, FAS Dean Claudine Gay announced in an email to FAS affiliates Tuesday.

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SEAS Accelerates Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Priorities

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has begun several new initiatives this semester which aim to fulfill its Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging priorities for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Government Department Reviewing Gov 50 Student Concerns

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences is reviewing allegations that Government preceptor David D. Kane authored racist blog posts after students wrote to FAS Dean Claudine Gay expressing concerns about the matter Friday.

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Charles Murray to Speak in Gov 50 Lecture Series

Charles A. Murray ’65 will speak virtually on Oct. 16 to students in the course Government 50: “Data” as part of the course’s optional speaker series entitled “Data Scientists, Data Professionals, Data Dissidents.”

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Latino Households Disproportionately Hit By COVID-19, Harvard Poll Finds

A survey conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that minority households in the United States are struggling to make ends meet as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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