Tag Archives: Social Justice Month

English department taking submissions to explore social justice in literature


Matt Gad – Contributor Meredith Sinclair, an assistant professor of secondary education in the English department, is spearheading an effort, tied into the university wide Social Justice Month, to look for books and other works of literature, with themes of social justice. “There are powerful texts out there that can help us to understand what social justice means and why there’s

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Earthlings screening exposes injustice in animal cruelty


August Pelliccio – General Assignment Reporter For the purposes of clothing, food, entertainment and research, humans cause immeasurable amounts of suffering to animals of all kinds. It may be hard to imagine the kind of torment that animals are put through before being slaughtered for human purposes, but the film “Earthlings” explicitly highlights exactly that torment. Southern’s Humane Society, led

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President Bertolino calls Social Justice Month a success


Josh LaBella – News Reporter Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino said Social Justice Month went very well and, hopefully, was the start of larger conversations moving forward. “I was particularly pleased with the variety of programs and the work of the president’s commission on social justice,” said Bertolino. “I think I was really pleased with how students reacted

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Frank Harris’ “Black Lives Don’t Matter” Social Justice Month Event


August Pelliccio – General Assignment Reporter In the heat of the slave trade, Africans were not brought to America for liberty and justice, but for torment and terror. Attitudes from those times are still present today. Professor Frank Harris III, the man behind these words, sparked conversation amongst students during Southern’s social justice event, Black Lives DON’T Matter. The event

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