- ImeIme Umana has become the first black woman to assume the office of president of the Havard Law Review
- Former USA president Barack Obama is on record as the first Black man to be appointed to the office of president
- He was appointed 27 years ago but before him, a woman named Susan Estrich became the first female president of the Harvard Law Review
ImeIme Umana has been recognized as the first Black woman president of Harvard Law Review in the last 130 years, Legit.ng has learned.
Information available shows that 27 years ago, former United States of America’s president, Barack Obama, became the first Black man to assume the office.
The first woman, Susan Estrich, became president of the Harvard Law Review 41 years ago.
From that time onwards, presidents that followed were 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 on by the review’s 92 student editors as the president of journal’s 131st volume.
In other news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerian man Babajide Ojo, aged 31 years, made the nation proud as he received special recognition for his academic effort in the US.
He achieved a milestone of being the best PhD student at Oklahoma State University and for his success, he was decorated with an honorary marshal in a ceremony that was held on Friday, December 13.
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