Harvard University News Paper Appoints First African American Female President
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History has been made; Harvard University news paper also known as “ Harvard Crimson” has officially appointed their first African American female President; Kristine E Guillame. According to #NewsOne ; Crimson was originally established in 1873 and currently serves as the country’s oldest standing college newspaper. Previous presidents of the Crimson paper were former United States Presidents John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Kristine E Guillame is a junior at Harvard and will begin her position sometime next year. Guillame began her career with Crimson as a reporter and effectively worked her way to the top. Guillame is a Queens, #NewYork native who is currently majoring in African American studies.
If my election has validated anyone’s experience or validated anyone’s belonging in Crimson, then my hard work will be worth it and will continue to be worth it,. I want people to think about how to navigate and feel like they can and get through their education and feel like they do belong here. That’s a big thing for me.” Guillame tells #CNN .