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Harvard Black Law Students Association

  • Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, wearing a face mask, speaks in front of a blackboard with writing on it.

    Securing justice for George Floyd

    February 28, 2022

    In a recent talk at Harvard Law School Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison reflected on the George Floyd murder trial of Derek Chauvin, and verdict.

  • A zoom capture of a man and woman speaking.

    ‘Maybe I will do something bigger that hopefully impacts the world’

    February 14, 2022

    At an HLS talk, Byron Allen — owner of the most successful Black-owned media group in history — shared his career history and experiences with the law.

  • woman with long reddish brown hair a blue jacket and white dress outside on fall day

    Forging a family

    May 19, 2021

    As Chinelo Krystal Okonkwo ’21 knows, there’s the family you’re born into and the family you forge; she credits both with helping her navigate Harvard Law.

  • 2020–2021 Class Marshals

    Representing ‘The Super Class of 2021’

    December 15, 2020

    During a global pandemic when classes are remote and students are living around the country and the world, there is no such thing as business as usual. But this year’s class marshals are determined to do their part.

  • Cari K. Dawson

    Cari K. Dawson ’93: Grit, fearlessness, and a flair for the creative

    July 25, 2019

    Cari K. Dawson '93 hadn't always envisioned herself as the multi-district, class action litigator she is now. She had, however, envisioned herself as Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz,' dancing and singing on a Broadway stage.

  • Emanuel Powell ’19

    Emanuel Powell wins Gary Bellow Public Service Award

    May 22, 2019

    Emanuel Powell ’19 is the winner of this year’s Gary Bellow Public Service Award, established in 2001 to honor Professor Gary Bellow ’60, his commitment to public service, and his innovative approach to the analysis and practice of law.