Centers and Institutes


As a collaborative project between Harvard University’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice and Clemson University’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston is an annual symposium that seeks to honor the work and influence of Charles Hamilton Houston−a civil rights lawyer, higher education administrator, and advocate for social justice. Additionally, the symposium is designed to raise awareness about critical and timely issues pertaining to educational policy and educational research focused on school desegregation, affirmative action, closing the achievement gap, advancing educational opportunities, and improving educational attainment outcomes for all Americans.

2nd Annual Symposium

The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: Brown at 60, Milliken at 40 – What’s Next 

Harvard Law School

Past Symposia

The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: The Winding Road of the 2013 Supreme Court Decisions (2013)