As a community paper, the Press is committed to fostering a community that is inclusive and just. We join the call of others for an end to the systemic racism that haunts our country and state and that sometimes rears its ugly head here in Harvard as well. We recognize the pain, sadness, and anger that is being felt so acutely by those whose lives, even here, have been defined and deeply affected by bigotry and injustice. The continued prejudice and oppression experienced by so many of our fellow citizens every day can no longer be tolerated in such a wonderfully diverse country as ours.
This is a challenging time for everyone in town, as we cope with a pandemic, a grave economic crisis, and now social and political upheaval. The Press will continue to do its part to encourage dialogue, foster tolerance, and to stand in solidarity with anyone trying to make Harvard a better place—our police, our faith leaders, our family, friends, and neighbors. We are in that fight with you. And, for those pushing hard for change, we hear and appreciate you, and will always be a platform for making your voices heard.