The Wall Street Journal: Harvard establishes $100 million fund to address slave holdings and slavery ties in centuries past


Harvard University has pledged $100 million to redress its historical ties to slavery. 

The announcement Tuesday coincides with the university’s release of a 134-page report detailing its connections to slavery, segregation and discrimination.

The Ivy League school’s faculty and staff enslaved more than 70 Black people between its founding in 1636 and 1783, when slavery became outlawed in Massachusetts, according to the report. 

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