A Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Program course on literary works that take political positions.
The executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights returned to campus to speak about his work and advocate for broad, visionary activism.
The famous Olympian and civil rights activist, perhaps best known for raising his black-gloved fist on the medal stand in silent protest of racism and economic injustice at the 1968 Games in Mexico City, visited campus for several events, including a public talk about his life and work.
A recent article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, written by a former student of Ira deA. Reid’s (and a classmate of Martin Luther King’s), includes an anecdote about how Haverford’s first tenured African American professor brought the future civil rights leader to campus in 1948.