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“John Harvard Walks the Yard” — Reflection on my “Black Experience” at Harvard

“A spirit moves, John Harvard walks the yard, The books stand open and the gates unbarred.” In 1986, Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney penned his poem “Villanelle for an Anniversary” in honor of Harvard’s 375th anniversary. ¬†Yesterday, a distinguished woman associated … Continue reading

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