As students living in the United States, we condemn in the strongest possible terms the recent escalation in US military aggression across the Middle East and the rest of the world. Harvard Law School can and must do more to facilitate conversations about injustice and inequality on this campus and beyond it. We ask that these conversations take place in our classrooms, in schoolsanctioned forums, and in safe spaces created by the administration.
Because black crime, he explained, benefits many whites such as those who profit from the manufacture of prison uniforms.9 Wholly disgusted by the white race, Bell predicted that eventually America would witness the rise of charismatic new black leaders who, in the interests of retribution, would urge that instead of African Americans killing each other, they should go out in gangs and kill a whole lot of white people.”10 Presumably this was some of the lofty scholarship” that so impressed Barack Obama.
Remaining needs: assurance that extensions are a real possibility for students, that they are forthcoming in a significant number of cases, and that there will be a process that bypasses the timeconsuming and personally draining individualized extension process.
Reclaim Harvard Law and the Harvard Law Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild affirm their support for the Harvard University Dining Service (HUDS) workers’ demand for a Diversity Task Force to remedy severe racial and gender-based inequality. It is altogether fitting and proper that the real Harvard Law School should commemorate the 40th anniversary of The Paper Chase” with a discussion between the dean and its author, Harvard Law graduate John Jay Osborne Jr.
What’s more, there are questions about how he paid for his Harvard Law School education since, despite a claim by Michele Obama, no one has produced any evidence that he received student loans. We then presented the results of our deliberations to the law school and to Deans Martha Minow and Marcia Sells of the law school administration.