Claudine Gay

How Did DEI Become the New American Battlefield?

The country is wrenching its hands over attacks on diversity efforts in academia and the corporate structure. But how did we get here?

Black Harvard Students Call Claudine Gay's Departure 'Devastating'

After the first Black president in Harvard’s history left in the midst of being accused of plagiarism, Black students there note the harm caused.

Bill Ackman Claims That Martin Luther King Would Be 'Opposed' to DEI

Ackman made the comments during a conversation on X (formerly Twitter) with Elon Musk and Democratic presidential candidate Dean Phillips.

Why Former Harvard President Claudine Gay Needed 24-Hour Guard

She was the target of death threats and racist attacks as a campaign for her termination gained momentum.

Rev. Al Sharpton Demonstrates at Office of Hedge Fund Manager Who Targeted Claudine Gay

He accused Bill Ackman of racism and says the National Action Network will picket his office weekly.

OPINION: Did Harvard Betray Dr. Claudine Gay?

After watching their first Black president relentlessly attacked by the conservative right, it’s time the Ivy League school took some responsibility.
Dr. Claudine Gay, President of Harvard University, testifies before the House Education and Workforce Committee at the Rayburn House Office Building on December 05, 2023 in Washington, DC.

Harvard University President Claudine Gay Resigns

Dr. Gay, celebrated as Harvard's first Black president, is stepping down after controversial comments made before Congress.

House GOP Investigating Plagiarism Allegations Against Harvard President

Harvard’s first Black president has been under pressure to resign.

Nikole Hannah-Jones Blasts Attacks On Harvard's Claudine Gay As Racist

Conservatives wanted Harvard’s first Black president fired because they oppose diversity and inclusion, says the ‘1619 Project’ founder.

Claudine Gay To Remain Harvard President After Support From Harvard Corporation

Harvard’s first Black president has faced calls for ouster over her response to campus antisemitism.

Pressure Grows On Harvard President To Resign After Congressional Hearing On Campus Antisemitism

Penn’s president stepped down amid the firestorm threatening to consume Harvard and MIT’s presidents.