Harvard Law School Seal Should Honor Slaves With Compromised Design

Harvard Law School Seal Should Honor Slaves With Compromised Design

The Harvard Law School seal, which includes a family crest of three sheaves of wheat against a blue background, is facing extinction as the school’s official symbol due to its connections to the slave trade.  The crest is that of the Royalls, a slave-owning family of the 1700s. Land bequeathed to the school by Isaac Royall, Jr. […]