Dual message of slavery probe

April 26, 2022

Historic drawing of Harvard Yard converted to black and whiteAnew report shows that Harvard’s ties to slavery were transformative in the University’s rise to global prominence, and included enslaved individuals on campus, funding from donors engaged in the slave trade, and intellectual leadership that obstructed efforts to achieve racial equality. Read the full story in the Harvard Gazette or explore related content and events on Reflecting on Harvard's History and Legacy.