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. […]

Harvard Richer Than Most Countries

Harvard Richer Than Most Countries

Harvard University announced that its endowment gained 15.4 percent from its investments in the past year. At the end of the school’s fiscal year on June 30, the endowment was worth $36.4 billion, which exceeds the gross domestic products (GDPs) of more than half the world’s nations. Yes, the Harvard endowment has more money in […]

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