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A Harvard professor argued that Korean women forced into sex slavery in WWII did so voluntarily. Now he’s facing a backlash

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A Harvard professor has sparked international backlash after publishing an academic article arguing that Korean comfort women -- sent against their will to imperial Japan to have sex with soldiers -- were not actual...

A judge ruled photos of enslaved individuals belong to Harvard, not their direct descendant

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A woman who says she is the direct descendant of a man and woman pictured in some of the earliest known photographs of enslaved people does not have a property interest in the images, now owned by Harvard University...

Harvard Law Review elects its first Muslim president

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The Harvard Law Review has elected Hassaan Shahawy, a Los Angeles born and bred Egyptian American, as the first Muslim president in its 134-year history. Jennifer Heath, the program administrator and information sys...

How a mysterious man fooled a Harvard scholar into believing the ‘Gospel of Jesus’ Wife’ was real

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In 2012 Karen King, a prestigious scholar at Harvard Divinity School, announced the academic discovery of a lifetime: a scrap of papyrus, purportedly from the early days of Christianity, in which Jesus refers to a w...

Harvard study finds institutional racism ‘permeates’ the Massachusetts justice system

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Blacks and Latinos sent to prison in Massachusetts receive longer sentences than their White counterparts sentenced for similar crimes, says a new report by Harvard Law School researchers. They're also more likely t...