September 18, 2020 “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” From a 2015 talk given at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Justice Ginsburg visited Amherst on October 3, 2019.
August 28, 2020 Hosted by Jen Manion, associate professor of history at Amherst College, Dr. Mary Frances Berry discusses the "Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations" in the first lecture in the History of Anti-Black Racism in America Lecture Series.
August 03, 2020 In a letter to the community today decrying anti-Black racism and violence in the country and at Amherst, President Biddy Martin pledged “to enlist the entire [College] community in bolder efforts to make Amherst a truly equitable and inclusive place.”
August 24, 2020 Four of the nation’s foremost scholars of African American history will introduce key issues in African American legal and political history, exploring the theme of the history of anti-Black racism in America.