• 2016 Hutchins Forum: August 18th.

    This year's Hutchins Forum topic will be Race and the Race to the White House, featuring panelists Charles Blow, Donna Brazile, Armstrong Williams, and Leah Wright Rigeur.

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  • Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

    New reference set now available from editors-in-chief Franklin W. Knight and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia

    New book available by Robert Heinrich and Deborah Harding. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • Save the Date - 2016 Hutchins Center Honors

    Please join us on Thursday, October 6th, at Sanders Theatre for our annual Hutchins Center Honors and Du Bois Medal Ceremony.

    Details and Honorees TBA

     

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Class of 2016-2017 Fellows

The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research Announces its Fourth Class of W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Fellows.

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Classic Crates

This year, the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute, began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.
 

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Conducting Cutting-Edge Inequality Research

Each of the Harvard scholars involved in this project are considered to be among the nation’s leading experts in their fields, including urban poverty, race and ethnic relations, criminal justice, employment and housing discrimination, community and social supports as well as social policies affecting the poor.

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