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Harvard Magazine features the Radcliffe Institute conference on slavery and its ties to Harvard and other universities. The story shares that "the conversation kept coming back to something that writer Ta-Nehisi Coates had said during the keynote address. 'We talk about enslavement as if it were a bump in the road. And I tell people: it's the road. It's the actual road.' "
While the numbers of all those with vital memories of World War II are waning, music survives the passage of time. At Radcliffe’s Knafel Center, Boston Globe chief classical music critic Jeremy Eichler will be speaking on music and the cultural memory of the war and the Holocaust, shares the Boston Musical Intelligencer.
The Boston Globe reports on Radcliffe's "Universities and Slavery" conference and engages Harvard historians to discuss Harvard's historical connections to slavery.
Ebony highlights Radcliffe's conference that explores the historical ties between slavery and universities, including Harvard.
Harvard Crimson speaks with Harvard historian and one of "Universities and Slavery" conference organizers Sven Beckert: "We don’t see the conference as the end but as the beginning of what would be a broader conversation."