Harvard University Reviews Family Seal due to Ties to Slavery

, Spencer Irvine, 1 Comment

This is worth investigating and worrying about over at Harvard?

As college students across the country press their institutions to confront the experiences of campus minorities, law schools and their students and alumni are increasingly being drawn into the debates.

On Monday, Harvard Law School announced the formation of a committee to consider whether the school should continue to use as its seal a shield that was once the family crest of Isaac Royall Jr., a Massachusetts slave owner who endowed Harvard’s first professorship of law.