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Respecting, Recognizing, and Restoring Indigenous Rights

October 23, 2019

What does it mean to be a modern, indigenous person today? How am I supposed to dress, act, speak, even breathe like a Native? These thoughts have lingered on my mind for as long as I can remember and...

Why The Word “Woke” Needs To Be Put To Rest

October 23, 2019

One of the most problematic parts about attending a liberal arts school is the arbitrary manner in which the term “woke” is used. People use the term in their everyday language because it’s one...

Bates+Who?: A New Coalition for Racial Justice at Bates

Bates+Who?: A New Coalition for Racial Justice at Bates
May 16, 2017

Bates+Who? is a coalition of Bates students standing up to contest the abuses of Bates Campus Security officers against students at Bates (especially against students of color). The group formed in response...

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