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Harvard confronts lucrative and painful legacy of slavery

Harvard University has set up a $100 million fund to address inequities. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
Harvard University has set up a $100 million fund to address inequities. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Harvard University has released an extensive report by a committee of faculty members, about its historical ties to slavery.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, dean of Harvard Radcliffe Institute and chair of the Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, discusses the report’s findings and the creation of a $100 million fund to address inequities.

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