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‘Race’ just barely touches on racial issues

Stephan James portrays Olympic athlete Jesse Owns in the 2016 film “Race” (Photo courtesy of Focus Features) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff “Race” follows the career and achievements of track and field star Jesse Owens (Stephan James) from 1934 to 1936, during which he competed, and medaled, in the Berlin Olympics. The Stephen Hopkins directed film

UMass Lowell celebrates Civil Rights Movement

UMass Lowell’s Civil Rights Gallery is on display in University Crossing this month. (Photo courtesy of Henry St. Pierre) Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff Throughout February, the second floor of University Crossing will host the Civil Rights Gallery – a collection of photographs, displays and posters to highlight the long struggle for civil rights in

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