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MIT hackathon explores a role for churches in closing wealth gap
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MIT hackathon explores a role for churches in closing wealth gap
Can churches help narrow the wealth gap? Three teams of community organizers and students explored that question during a daylong hackathon on the racial wealth gap.
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Congressional backlash fails to remove Harvard’s first Black president
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Editorial
Congressional backlash fails to remove Harvard’s first Black president
The Harvard faculty, staff and board of trustees should be applauded for standing in support of President Gay. Let’s hope Harvard’s first Black president can continue to receive the support she deserves for her illustrious career and lifetime commitment to higher education. 
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Willard R. Johnson, 87
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Willard R. Johnson, 87
Pioneering scholar, activist and anti-apartheid leader Willard R. Johnson died in October at the age of 8
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‘Brief Tender Light’ Documents the stories of African MIT students
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Arts & Culture
‘Brief Tender Light’ Documents the stories of African MIT students
Ghanaian filmmaker Arthur Musah came to the United States 20 years ago to study at MIT. Adapting to the culture, from the challenges of the university classroom to the country’s complicated relationship with race, was an immense challenge.
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MIT hackathon tackles racial wealth gap
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MIT hackathon tackles racial wealth gap
Hackathons usually involve computer programmers and sometimes engineers gathering together to brainstorm, trying to solve a technical challenge. But the 75 activists, faith leaders and students assembled for a hackathon at MIT last weekend were focused on an economic and social challenge: the racial wealth gap.
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MIT workers secure 10% pay raise
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MIT workers secure 10% pay raise
Custodial staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are celebrating this week after winning a new contract with the university that promises wage increases and bonuses for nearly 600 employees.
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MIT's ‘It Must Be Now!’ advances social justice through music and media
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Arts & Culture
MIT's ‘It Must Be Now!’ advances social justice through music and media
On Saturday night, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology presented an immersive music and multimedia event with themes of racial injustice and healing. Held live at Kresge Auditorium and viewable online through May 17, “It Must Be Now!” culminates a year-long series of virtual events and on-campus residencies at MIT to advance social justice actions through music and media.
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In the news: Karilyn Crockett
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In the news: Karilyn Crockett
MIT has appointed Karilyn Crockett as Lecturer in Public Policy & Planning within the Department of Urban Studies & Planning. As part of her full-time appointment, Karilyn will teach “Making Public Policy” and “Introduction to Housing, Community and Economic Development.”
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