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Elijah DeVaughn '21 in black shirt bearing the word "melanin," stands with his right fist raised

Elijah DeVaughn ’21 marched in Los Angeles last weekend.
Photograph courtesy of Elijah DeVaughn


As demonstrations grow in the wake of George Floyd’s death, students mobilize against racism and police brutality


Evelyn Richmond and Arsen Charles 

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Evelyn Richmond ’41 and Arsen Charles ’42 led the 2019 alumni parade.

July-August 2019

In a conversation with Soledad O’Brien ’88, Dolores Huerta discussed activism’s past, present, and future.

Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe Medalist Dolores Huerta has spent her life helping people realize that they have power. 


Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel

Photograph by Jim Harrison

German chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the class of 2019.   


Photograph by Jim Harrison

Beyond the formalities, a message at the Morning Exercises of the University’s 368th Commencement


Mona Hanna-Attisha

Photograph by Steve Lipofsky for HMS

The pediatrician who exposed the Flint water crisis urges graduates to take action for public health.


The newly elected Harvard Overseers and HAA directors of 2019


Back row, from left: Ingrid Daubechies, William Chester Jordan, Wu Hung, Drew Gilpin Faust, David Remnick, and Emmanuel Saez; front row, from left: Dame Marilyn Strathern, Provost Alan Garber, President Lawrence Bacow, Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Lonnie G. Bunch III

Photograph by Lydia Carmichael Rosenberg/Harvard Magazine

Germany’s chancellor, the University’s president emerita, an inequality expert, a museum leader, a prominent editor, and more