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Activist Nyle Fort speaks at UMass Lowell panel

Activist Nyle Fort speaks at UMass Lowell panel

(Photo courtesy of Princeton University) Fort recently accepted a teaching position at Princeton University as a professor of African American Studies. Reggie Walker Connector Contributor Nyle Fort visited campus on Monday, Feb. 14, as part of UMass Lowell’s Social Justice Week, offering two different sessions for faculty/staff and students. Nyle Fort is a minister, activist

Sean K. Ellis visits UMass Lowell to discuss wrongful incarceration

(Photo courtesy of the New England Innocence Project) From left to right: Erica Gagne, Sean K. Ellis, Radha Natarajan, and Miko Wilford (not pictured) discussed topics of mass incarceration, wrongful conviction, and criminal justice reform. Natalia Gonzalez Connector Editor In 1995, 19-year-old Sean K. Ellis was convicted for robbery and the murder of Boston Police

Op-ed: An analysis of the 2020 Presidential Candidates’ Policies Regarding Criminal Justice

(Photo by Tingey Injury Law Firm on Unsplash) Incarcerations of Blacks and Hispanics in this country are 38% and 21% of the prison population even though there are 13% and 17% of the population of the United States. Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor Connector Staff With approximately 22 days left until the election, both 2020 presidential candidates are