Black History Month

2021 Jun 14

Martin Luther King & The Struggle for Voting Rights, Making Democracy Work

3:00pm to 5:00pm



Join the Harvard Business School for a special session in which Professor David Moss, author of the acclaimed book “Democracy: A Case Study,” makes history come alive with an audience-driven discussion of Martin Luther King Jr. and the struggle for voting rights. Professor Moss will bring his wildly popular approach to teaching the history of American democracy to a new stage. It will be an afternoon that challenges the way you think about America’s history and civic life – and your place in it.

There will be an HBS case study distributed to participants to read in advance,...

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2021 Jun 12

Brunch with Baldwin

11:00am to 12:00pm



James Baldwin in a white collared shirt tilting his head, the background sunlit greenery and roses

Please join the Harvard Club of Washington, DC for “Brunch with Baldwin,” an online event featuring Robert Reid-Pharr, Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. Dr. Reid-Pharr was awarded a 2020-2021 Radcliffe Institute for...

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2021 Jun 10

Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

6:00pm to 7:15pm



This webinar is presented by the Capital Access Hub of the Harvard Business School African-American Alumni Association.

Entrepreneurship is all about startups and having an outstanding idea for a product or service, or so we are told.The truth is there are many paths to entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) – the process of acquiring and operating an existing operation or raising a search fund has become increasingly popular in recent years.

Please join us for a webinar featuring Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Archie...

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2021 Jun 02

Hollywood’s $10B Problem: Increasing Black Representation

7:00pm to 8:00pm



People from BIPOC communities face a myriad of challenges in the entertainment industry, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes. From on-screen talent and actors to production crews, publicity teams, talent management, writing and film criticism, marginalized groups often remain underrepresented in all aspects of an industry that has major influence on American culture. A recent report released by McKinsey & Company confirms that, despite evidence that shows addressing these racial inequities could reap an additional $10 billion in annual revenue, efforts by the...

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2021 Feb 26

Black Voices & Visions: A panel discussion on racial reckoning, justice, & healing

4:30pm to 5:30pm



TALÍRIA PETRONE, Brazilian Congresswoman 
Moderated by STEVEN LEVITSKY, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

Brazil has been in a state of political turmoil since 2013. Mass protest, a dubiously democratic presidential impeachment, highly politicized anti-corruption...

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