Race and tragedy collide

On the steps of the Student Union yesterday afternoon, over 200 students and community members wore hoodies to mourn the death of Trayvon Martin and demand justice.

Afro-Am professor pens book on abolition

Manisha Sinha, a professor in the Afro-American studies, is writing a book on African Americans and white Americans in favor of abolition.

UMass professor Manisha Sinha re-examines abolitionists’ role in Civil War

In a Distinguished Faculty Lecture yesterday, the associate professor asked if “the abolitionists cause the Civil War.”