Former NAACP president speaks at UMass

AMHERST — Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Ben Jealous spoke on Thursday to a crowd of 100 in the University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Union Ballroom. The lecture, “The Forgotten Origins and Consequences of Race in America” came at a time of uncertainty …

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‘Election 2016: What happened? What is likely to happen?’

Originally published on the Amherst Wire November 17, 2016. View the story here. UMass professors search for answers after Trump's shocking victory Allyson Morin, Writer November 17, 2016 Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase AMHERST — In the wake of a difficult and polarizing election, a panel discussion featuring professors from a diverse range of disciplines was …

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