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JFK Middle School students march against sexual harassment
07-09-2017 11:48 PM


NORTHAMPTON — A familiar Northampton scene played out Saturday afternoon on Main Street: About 100 people marched through downtown, holding signs and chanting. However, one notable difference stood out: The leaders and most participants were just 13...

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Putting anti-trans rights backlash in context: Profs see opposition as political lightning rod
10-29-2023 1:04 PM


AMHERST — Why is it that the number of bills around the nation targeting the LGBTQ community has increased so much over the last few years? And what role does history play in that increase? That’s what Professor Jen Manion and Professor Khary Polk...

Late organizer Al Giordano remembered for fiery spirit, devotion to the cause
07-23-2023 3:00 PM


From fighting against nuclear power plants to fighting for elected officials, Al Giordano was known for his love of stirring things up.While his work went to much larger arenas, with Giordano ultimately being known internationally for his journalism...

Monte’s March sets record, raising $183,299 (and counting) for food bank
11-25-2016 12:15 PM

By Caitlin Ashworth and Jack Suntrup

Radio personality Monte Belmonte’s fight against hunger took a giant step forward Tuesday when his two-day, 43-mile march from Springfield to Greenfield raised a record $183,299 and counting.“I felt like I had the wind knocked out of me for the last...

Going to North Dakota: locals to join demonstrations against pipeline
11-02-2016 12:39 AM


HOLYOKE — Shortly after the sun rose over the Holyoke Mall parking lot Tuesday morning, Paki Wieland hopped out of her borrowed camper to greet an old friend, fellow activist Brian Kavanagh.“The last time I saw Brian, he was behind me in court in New...

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