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Harvard University pledges $100 million to address its legacy of slavery
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Politics and Society Harvard University pledges $100 million to address its legacy of slavery

After a committee of distinguished faculty drawn from across Harvard University released a report on the institution’s legacy of slavery, Harvard President Larry Bacow announced a $100 million commitment to remedy the ‘persistent educational and social harms that human bondage caused.’ Here we outline the revelations and recommendations that led to this unprecedented decision.