By Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., Jesse Climenko Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
In 1916 Callie Guy House was convicted and sentenced to a prison term for obtaining money by “false and fraudulent pretenses”—a sentence not supported by one scintilla of evidence.
By Press Conference, Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Press conference will be held on the 123rd anniversary of the beginning of the federal proceedings against the foremother of the reparations movement and the first national reparations organization.
By The Trotter Collaborative
Once again, as faith communities across the country gathered for the Sabbath, many are traumatized by another mass shooting conducted in the United States.
By Opinion by Cornell William Brooks and Linda J. Bilmes
Harvard faculty, Cornell William Brooks and Linda J. Bilmes explain how benefits of legislation meant to help all veterans were routinely denied to Black veterans.
By Cornell William Brooks and Linda J. Bilmes
Cornell William Brooks and Linda J. Bilmes explore why reparations to Black Americans for slavery-related and racial harms are still considered so controversial.
By Center for Public Leadership
Highlights current work being done by Cornell William Brooks, faculty at the HKS Center for Public Leadership and director of the William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice.
By Gina Lazaro | Social Impact Review
It’s important to appreciate slavery and the reparations debate, not merely in terms of the deprivation of African Americans, but also the enrichment of America. A part of the Reparations Series.
By Cornell William Brooks | Trotter Collaborative
A statement by Cornell William Brooks, William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice director regarding guilt verdict for Derek Chauvin.
By Trotter Collaborative
Article exploring the impact of witnesses coming forward and holding police accountable.
By CORNELL WILLIAM BROOKS AND DEVON JEROME CRAWFORD | TROTTER COLLABORATIVE
Statement lauding the verdict that represents the beginning of the integration of Black people into a justice system that has refused to hold police accountable for their actions.
By Christina Pazzanese | The Harvard Gazette
Cornell William Brooks talks about steps needed for meaningful police reform in light of the April 2021 conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.