Vote of Confidence

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“How could you hold your politicians accountable if they are making it harder for you to vote?” This is among the questions addressed by election law, says Guy-Uriel Charles, questions that are “core to any modern democracy.”

Reckoning with a Painful Legacy

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A report issued in April by the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery details Harvard University’s many ties to slavery and the long history of discrimination against Black people by the university long after slavery was abolished by the 13th Amendment.