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No one asked Priscilla Samey to prom, so she took her Harvard acceptance letter instead.

  • For 17-year-old Priscilla Samey, not having a date to her senior prom wasn’t a heartbreaking event: Instead of being upset that none of her classmates asked her to prom, Samey took her Harvard University acceptance letter to the dance.
  • “Couldn’t find a man to accept me for prom so I took a college that did #Harvard2021 #prom2k17,” Samey tweeted on Saturday.
  • The tweet received a flood of attention on Twitter, with people praising the teen for accomplishment and for keeping the hype over prom in perspective. Read more (5/1/17)

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Imelme Umana becomes first black woman to serve as president of the Harvard Law Review

  • On Sunday, Harvard Law School’s black law students’ association announced that Imelme Umana, HLS ‘18, had become the first black woman to serve as president of the Harvard Law Review. 
  • Umana is most interested in exploring stereotypes of black women in American political discourse. 
  • Umana’s role as president of the Review puts her in some pretty great company. Former President Barack Obama was the first black American to serve as president of the Harvard Law Review. Read more

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