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  • Antiracism Summer Reading List

    15 noteworthy recent releases handpicked by the IARA team, including including historical deep-dives, lyrical memoirs, a children’s picture book, and a dark fiction anthology.

  • Mending fences

    Published in QS Insights Magazine, this cover story explores legislation against DEI programmes are rattling US’ higher education landscape, featuring an interview with IARA Research Projects Director Erica Jacqueline Licht.

  • Reporting on DEI in higher education: 5 key takeaways from our webinar

    Three researchers offered journalists tips and insights to help strengthen news coverage of college DEI efforts and legislators’ push to restrict or ban them.

  • Five books and a podcast on sports, patriotism, and racial justice

    This reading list by Alison Pasquariello from the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project explores the intersection of sports and racial justice, in the lead-up to their panel on March 19.

  • The State of Black America

    During a searching discussion at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) on the “State of Black America,” historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad opened with a trenchant warning: “We are facing uncharted waters.” 

  • The fight against antisemitism at Harvard shouldn’t come at the expense of DEI

    In her latest op-ed in CNN, IARA Research Projects Director Erica Jacqueline Licht responds to current challenges of campus initiatives on racial equity. She reaffirms that her Jewish identity is not in conflict […]