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‘Circumstances kept me where I am’: History making Black African golfer rebuilds career
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Arts, Culture and Sport ‘Circumstances kept me where I am’: History making Black African golfer rebuilds career

The lack of racial diversity at the top end of golf is glaring in the West. In Africa, the white community has also dominated the sport for years. Zambia’s Madalitso Muthiya is the only black African to have played in the US Open, although he was never able to take his career to the dizzy heights. In this feature we talk to him about his career and why the number of black golfers only continues to fall.

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.