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Beheaded Columbus Statue.

A day of reckoning

Pushing to end myth of Columbus and honor history of Indigenous peoples


Citizen ceremony.

Reimagining rights

A report from the Carr Center outlines policy changes to protect and expand citizens’ rights


Red and blue bubbles.

Tracing misinformation

Research shows elites, mass media play important role in spreading misinformation on mail-in voter fraud


Congressman John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1946-47.s

A portrait of JFK, in full

New biography aims to chronicle a complex life amid a pivotal time for a nation


Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The life and legacy of RBG

Harvard community reflects on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazing, tireless fighter for rights


Illustration of balloons that say vote.

Getting out the vote

Tova Wang on how young people can affect democracy, in advance of National Voter Registration Day


State House

Science and citizenship

Medical School students spend summer helping Massachusetts State legislators craft science-based policy