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Black Women Oral History Project
The project recorded a cross section of women who had made significant contributions to American society during the first half of the 20th century.Read More
HBS's Cold Call Podcast: Black Business Leaders Series 2022
“All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake"
The poem “The Story of Venus” looks at the life of an enslaved woman at Harvard
The essay collection "The Black Agenda" highlights the voices of Black experts
Houghton Library's digital collection of Black history and culture
History still impacts today
What is Critical Race Theory (CRT)?
Derrick Albert Bell Jr., Harvard Law School’s first tenured African American professor of law, is often credited as one of the originators of CRT, a theory that examines why racial inequalities persist even after civil rights legislation is enacted. Graduate School of Education alum Tauheedah Baker-Jones says efforts to ban CRT from the K-12 curriculum demonstrate a misunderstanding of what CRT is and why honest, brave, and respectful discussions about race and racism are important.
Makers and moments of change