Imeleme Umana is first black female president of Harvard Law Review


A Nigerian, Imeleme Umana has become the first black woman President of the Harvard Law Review. She is a PhD candidate “interested in the intersection between government and African American studies by exploring how stereotypes of black women are reproduced and reinforced in American political discourse” (Clutch Magazine Online)

Harvard Law (established in 1887) is an independent law review of the Harvard Law School. Its alumni includes President Barack Obama (the first black to attain this position)

She was celebrated on HarvardBLS

“Congrats to Imelme Umana, HLS ’18 (Harvard Law School, Class of 2018) on her selection as the President of Harvard Law Review.”

She was formerly a research assistant at HipHopArchive, and she is a fellow of the Yale Law School

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