Tags: US | Harvard | Law | Race | E | mail

Harvard Law Dean Condemns Student E-Mail on Blacks

Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 09:29 PM

 

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Harvard Law School's dean has denounced a private e-mail from a student editor of the Harvard Law Review suggesting blacks could be genetically inferior to whites.

Dean Martha Minow said Thursday in a letter to students, faculty and staff that the sending of the e-mail was a "sad and unfortunate incident." She says the school is "committed to preventing degradation of any individual or group."

The Boston Globe attributed the e-mail to a third-year law student, who had sent it to friends. The e-mail circulated on the Internet this week.

The student is listed among dozens of editors of the Harvard Law Review, a journal of legal scholarship published by an independent student organization. She has told the Harvard Black Law Students Association she's "deeply sorry for the pain caused" by the e-mail.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web

Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 

You May Also Like
Around the Web

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

MONEYNEWS.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved