Harvard University

Prairie View A&M University President Ruth Simmons took the stand on behalf of Harvard University in affirmative action admissions trial.

“It’s a very sacred place, the stage and the screen," she said about her role as an actor.

Harvard will bestow the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year to the bajan superstar for her work in education and public health.

A Long Island, New York high school student who was accepted into 12 colleges, including all eight Ivies, plans to attend Harvard University in the fall.

Harvard University, and its hallowed halls, is one of the most-respected higher learning institutions in the world. But like many longstanding establishments in the United…

According to Harvard's current President Drew Faust, the university “was directly complicit in America’s system of racial bondage,” and a new plaque that lists the names of slaves who worked on campus is meant to remember “stolen lives.”

African-American students were outraged to see portraits of Harvard Law School's Black professors defaced, leading to an investigation by the police and a string of discussions about racial injustice at Harvard University.

In 2010, Alicia Watkins, a retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, shocked friends and family when she documented her travails as a homeless veteran on…

In heavy rain and tornado watches didn’t stop hundreds of protesters Monday outside Ferguson police headquarters, where they stayed for almost four hours to mark how long 18 year old Michael Brown’s body was left in the street after he was fatally show by police. Nearly 50 people were arrested, including scholar scholar and civil […]

Oprah Winfrey and entertainment legend Harry Belafonte, among others honored at Harvard University for their contributions to African American culture. Oprah also accepted a posthumous award for her good friend poet Maya Angelou who you may recall died earlier this year. As posted by, Blackamericaweb.com Click for more:http://blackamericaweb.com/2014/10/01/harvard-honors-oprah-and-harry-belafonte-with-du-bois-medal

A diploma belonging to Harvard’s first African-American graduate, Richard T. Greener, has been the subject of concern after the man who discovered it threatened to…