News @ Northeastern

More Posts

Biden nominates civil rights legend Margaret Burnham for federal Civil Rights cold case review board

Portrait of Margaret Burnham

President Joe Biden has nominated Northeastern law scholar and renowned civil rights lawyer Margaret Burnham to serve on a new board that will make it easier to access the records of unsolved murders of Black Americans during the Civil Rights era—and possibly solve some of the lingering crimes.

Seen Around Northeastern

Incoming students register during the Husky 101 Orientation welcome session in Curry Student Center. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University More Photos

Featured Topics

See More