Yesterday, Rihanna accepted the Humanitarian Of The Year award from the Harvard Foundation. Rihanna received her award for her work in her native island of Barbados. You can watch the full speech above. Rihanna’s speech starts around 1:19.

ImeIme Umana made history when she was elected the first Black female president of the Harvard Law Review—its 131st leader.

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.

First daughter Malia Obama has made her decision to attend Harvard University- but first, she’s taking a year off to work and gain some useful experience before plunging back into academia for four more years.  The “gap year” isn’t new, but when we hear the term we commonly think of privileged rich kids flying daddy’s private jet around […]

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.


Charles Ogletree has enjoyed an incredible career as an attorney, professor, media personality and champion of civil rights. Along with his several accomplishments on the…

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


  Harvard University Accepts A Record Number Of Black Students Amid recent encouraging reports of African-American students getting accepted to most or all of the…

Kanye West may have found his true calling. The Chicago producer/MC gave a brief lecture to some design students at Harvard University before his Yeezus…