Topic: structural racism

The 1968 black student walkout occurred in the midst of a period of national racial unrest that resulted in protests at colleges across the country, such as Howard University and Columbia.

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1968 walkout participants, black alums recall University’s isolating climate

December 6, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series 1968 Black Student Walkout

The women of Pembroke College who staged one of the largest student walkouts in University history in December 1968 chose to protest publicly only after exhausting all other options, said Ido Jamar ’69, a Pembroke graduate who helped organize the walkout 50 years ago. 

Harvard professor shares findings on racial disparities in police uses of force

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Harvard professor shares findings on racial disparities in police uses of force

April 19, 2016 0 comments

Roland Fryer, professor of economics at Harvard, gave a lecture entitled “Understanding Racial Differences in Police Use of Force.”