Former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous gives talk at UMass

Jealous spoke about the current state of race in America.

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Anti-racism workshop teaches tactics to fight oppression in community

The workshop was held in the Cape Cod Lounge on Thursday.

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UPDATE: SGA announces second and third artist for ‘Mullins Live!’

The SGA announces the second and third artists, Flo Rida and Jeremih, to play at ‘Mullins Live!’ on Saturday March 4.

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Divest UMass and STPEC host panel on building ‘solidarity economies’ in the Trump era

Esteban Kelly, Aaron Tanaka, Natalia Linares and Kiran Asher all spoke on movements toward new economy.

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Sixth annual Advocacy Day set to take place March 1

Students attending the free event will also have transportation included and an excused absence from the University the day of the event.

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Panel discusses racial, sexual and psychological violence in response to art exhibit

Kara Walker’s art exhibit provided an eye-opening and horrific representation of slave life in America.

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Author-professor holds discussion on the resistance to slavery in the United States

Manisha Sinha discussed slave resistance and American abolition.

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Jeanne Brunner talks trade books and the nature of science

Assistant Professor Jeanne Brunner examines how trade books and teachers’ guides affect students.

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‘Stopping Genocide and Mass Atrocities by Stopping the War Profiteers’ talk at UMass

Human rights activist John Prendergast talked about the need to end genocide, specifically in Africa.

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UMass students skip class to stand in solidarity with undocumented immigrants and refugees

A strike was held in the Student Union, as part of a series of efforts to make the UMass administration declare the University a sanctuary campus.

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NPR Education Correspondent Eric Westervelt talks on future of education

Westervelt addressed the increased attention charter schools are getting.

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SLIDESHOW: Student Strike for Sanctuary

Students gathered in the Student Union on Friday to strike for UMass to become a sanctuary campus. Photos by Robert Rigo, Jong Man Kim, and Aakanksha Gupta.

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Faculty of journalism department discusses failures of journalism during Trump era

Journalism department discusses failures of journalism during Trump era.

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Panelists hold discussion on embodying global coalitions

Scholars from the Five Colleges discuss political mobilization and coalition-building in the United States today.

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Journalist speaks on criminalization of youth in the United States

CNN contributor Marc Lamont Hill addressed Michael Brown shooting and failures of neoliberalism.

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Anti-racism workshop to be held Feb. 23 in the Cape Cod Lounge

Social Thought and Political Economy Student Executive Committee holding anti-racism workshop on Feb. 23.

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UMass STEM seminar promotes positive psychology

The seminar discussed ideas such as observation, mindfulness and learning.

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The UMass Sanctuary Movement will be hosting a student strike this Friday

Strike will be in the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Secretary of Education pick sparks strong dissent from some UMass faculty

UMass and the nation debate the qualifications of the recently confirmed Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos.

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Panel-led discussion on Women’s March held in Campus Center

Panel-led discussion speaks on intersection of race and gender in social movements.

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