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Andre Gray '10


Sean-Patrick Legister '11


I’m a junior English and Black Studies double major from Ossining, New York.  I’m very interested in Caribbean history, fiction, and creative writing.  I am a member of the football team, in addition to the track and field team.  I am a member of the Friends of Jaclyn Committee and am hoping to become more active in the Amherst community.


Maikha Jean-Baptiste '10


I'm from Miami, Florida and I'm currently a senior (yes!).  I decided to major in Black Studies since I liked the fact the major is interdisciplinary.  I'm also pre-med so I'm planning on applying to medical school after taking a year off.


Rachel Hamalainen '11


I’m from a tiny suburb of Detroit, Michigan named Melvindale.  I’m a junior Black Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies double major.  I chose to major in both of these departments because I’m interested in the intersections of race, gender, class, and other identifiers and in identity politics.  I’m a member and former treasurer of La Causa, a member of Global Rights of Women, and a


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