The US Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments today (Oct. 31) in two cases that have the potential to overturn decades of precedent that allowed the use of affirmative action in the college admission process. 

Ciara is going back to school in a big way! The Level Up singer revealed on Instagram that she’s headed to Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program in Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports.     The 33-year-old singer’s caption reads: “I always dreamt of going to college, but by God’s grace, my music career took […]

Kimora Lee Simmons’ and Russell Simmons’ daughter, Aoki Lee Simmons, has been accepted to Harvard at the age of 16! The proud parents both shared the good news on social media earlier this week. And both of them took digs at the college admissions scandal. Kimora’s post read: “Yaaayyyyy @aokileesimmons!! She’s on her way to #Harvard!! We […]

A new study from Drexel University says that Black people are 2.8 and 1.7 times more likely to die during encounters with police than White people and Hispanics, respectively.

What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.

Yale University said it would continue to name a residential college after John C. Calhoun, a 19th century slavery defender. University officials decided, however, to stop addressing residential faculty as masters.

Harvard University's president acknowledges the school's complicity in slavery. She will unveil a plaque honoring four slaves who lived and worked on the campus.

Harvard agreed with a committee's recommendation to replace the law school's shield, which incorporates a slave-owning family's crest. A student movement, strengthened by a racial incident, pressured the University's governing body to make the change.

A committee at Harvard recommended removing the law school's official shield over its link to slavery. This comes amid protests and heightened racial tension at Harvard and other universities regarding historic symbols of racism.

Harvard appoints first African-American faculty dean. This comes on the heels of a medical school student petition calling demanding diversity.


BOSTON (AP) — Lawsuits filed Monday against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill argue that affirmative action policies should be…