"Nations and Exclusions": First-Year Lecture 2003
On Sept. 30, 2003, Professor Anthony W. Marx, president of Amherst College, spoke about "Nations and Exclusions" to first-year students and faculty teaching first-year seminars. Read more about the lecture in Amherst's news release.
MP3 563k "...where whites had gone to war with each other, and one group had won .... the two sides had to find a way to make peace with each other. And the one thing they had in common, that would become the basis of that peace, was racism."
MP3 854k “We—and I mean we the world as a whole, here—too easily and too quickly adopt the temptation of denigrating some other group, to exclude some other group, for purposes of consolidating the group that we adhere to.”