- ImeIme Umana has become the first black woman to assume the office of president of the Havard Law Review
- Former US president Barack Obama was the first black man to be appointed to the office
- Susan Estrich became the first female president of the Harvard Law Review 41-years ago
ImeIme Umana has been recognised as the first black woman president of Harvard Law Review. Her appointment comes more than 130 years after the institution was started.
Former US President Barack Obama became the first black man to assume the office 27 years ago.
The first woman, Susan Estrich, became president of the Harvard Law Review 41 years ago.
From that time onwards, presidents that followed have been female, Hispanic, Asian-American, openly gay and black.
Per a report by www.nytimes.com, 24-year-old Imelme is the third-oldest of four daughters of Nigerian immigrants.
She was elected by the review’s 92 student editors and will serve as the president of the journal’s 131st volume.
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