The acclaimed poet and director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will speak at the annual meeting on June 4—and other graduation-week speakers are announced.
From left to right: Walter K. Clair, Nancy-Beth Gordon Sheerr, Preston N. Williams.
Clockwise from top left: Isaiah Andrews, Fred Moten, Mary L. Gray, Tressie McMillan Cottom, and Monika Schleier-Smith. Photography courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Image collage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine
A Radcliffe exhibition explores a lifetime of artwork and female friendship
According to the data set assembled by Harvard Law School scholars, black and Latinx people are overrepresented in Massachusetts’ criminal caseload compared to their population in the state. White people make up 74.3 percent of the state’s population and are defendants in in 58.7 percent of cases. Black people make up 6.5 percent of the population and are defendants in 17.1 percent of cases. Latinx people make up 8.7 percent of the population, and are defendants in in 18.3 percent of cases. Click on image to view full graphic