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UMass Lowell to host Garret Felber for lecture on Malcolm X and police brutality

UMass Lowell to host Garret Felber for lecture on Malcolm X and police brutality

The speaking event on police brutality and Malcolm X will be held on Nov. 30 in O’Leary Room 222. (Courtesy of Anglonautes) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff With the growing number of cases involving police brutality, the History Department, along-side the Working Class on Race and Ethnicity at UMass Lowell, has decided to invite speaker Garret Felber

Journalist gives audience scoop on black media

Ethan Michaeli, pictured here, is the author of “The Defender.” (Photo courtesy of Kevin Nance/Chicago Tribune) David Rudderham Connector Editor What would be the solution if it was your job to distribute a newspaper that defends black rights and culture at a time where the south was still under segregation laws? The answer: use the

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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