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Ella L. Jones

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Amsale Aspire: A Look Back on the Iconic Career and Legacy of Amsale Aberra

“Anyone who has faced a challenge and who's had a dream can be inspired by Amsale’s story,” Clarence O’Neill Brown '74 said of his wife, the legendary fashion designer Amsale Aberra.

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The Revolution: Eleganza Returns to Harvard’s Campus

On Saturday, April 23, students made the trek across the Charles River to the Bright-Landry Hockey Center to witness what at this point is more lore than anything else: the first live Eleganza performance since 2019.


Where Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery Lives Today

Here are the houses, dormitories, professorships, streets, and towns that memorialize Harvard affiliates responsible for enslaving people and promoting racial discrimination.

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Here are Five Key Findings From Harvard’s Long-Awaited Report on its Ties to Slavery

Harvard University released a landmark report on Tuesday that detailed the school’s extensive ties to slavery. Here are five key takeaways from the long-awaited report.

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Creative Writing Collective Organizes South Asian Poetry Series

From the end of March through last week, the Harvard Creative Writing Collective held a series of poetry readings hosted by South Asian authors.

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Harvard Students Honor Asian Culture in Rewrite of Racist Operetta

Throughout the last weekend of March, students from the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players transported audiences to London in the year 3070 through their musical “The Milk Made.”

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‘Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head’ Review: Warsan Shire Moves Out of Pop Culture’s Shadow

Shire boldly weaves together a narrative of what it means to be displaced, disconnected from home, and incredibly vulnerable.

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Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sherri Charleston Defends Harvard’s Race-Conscious Admissions Policies

With the Supreme Court set to hear a high-stakes lawsuit challenging Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies, Sherri A. Charleston, Harvard’s first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, defended the University’s practices and commitment to diversity in an interview last Wednesday.

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Harvard Undergraduates Revive Colombian Student Association

Harvard’s Colombian Student Association gathered to share in traditional food and good company last week for the first time since the club’s reestablishment.

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WTHH: In ‘If I Were Your Mother,’ White Woman Single Handedly Stops War in Ukraine

If only spoken word poetry could end wars.

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Students Rally in Support of Ethnic Studies, Call on Harvard to Condemn Anti-Asian American Racism

Students called on Harvard to establish an ethnic studies department and condemn racism against Asian Americans during a Tuesday morning rally in Harvard Yard.

Black Women and Fashion Week

Black Women and Fashion Week: The Real Creators

It’s far beyond time that Black women are given their due, but in an industry rooted in their marginalization, it’s unclear if this grace will ever be extended.

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‘Don Wong’ Review: Ali Wong Proves She’s the Boss in New Comedy Special

In keeping with her usual comedic style, Wong ties her set together with one overarching idea. Tonight's theme? How badly Wong wants to cheat on her husband.

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Students Don Traditional Palestinian Scarves in Support of Palestine

Students across Harvard’s campus donned keffiyehs, traditional Palestinian scarves, in a show of support to Palestinians in Cambridge and abroad on Thursday.

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Black Alumni Pen Letter Supporting Ketanji Brown Jackson ’92 as Next SCOTUS Pick

More than 170 Black Harvard alumni submitted a letter to the White House in support of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ’92 to be nominated as the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.