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Judge rejects Harvard’s bid to dismiss lawsuit challenging its policy on single-sex organizations

In this March 7, 2017 file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against Asian American applicants in Harvard's admissions process headed to trial in Boston's federal court on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Harvard denies any discrimination, saying it considers race as one of many factors when considering applicants. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of sex discrimination because of its policy governing students who join single-gender social organizations, including fraternities and sororities. The policy bars students from leadership positions in university-recognized organizations ...

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Harvard seized and profited from images of slaves, lawsuit says

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When Tamara Lanier was a little girl, she said, her mother would often tell her stories about her great-great-great-grandfather, whom she called Papa Renty. He was from Congo, enslaved on a plantation in South Carolina, Lanier said, and her mother ...

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