Tag: race

The Double Standard: Protest Coverage and Racial Bias

Mass media has a long arm, and a national influence over public opinion of social issues. When protests broke out across the country recently in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, newspapers were quick to try to show the ‘true’ nature of these demonstrations. However, in trying to show news consumers what they wanted […]

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Tarred and Feathered: UMaine’s Hidden Connection to the Red Summer of 1919

Karen Sieber, Humanities Specialist at the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, will speak at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, about her research, “Tarred and Feathered: UMaine’s Hidden Connection to the Red Summer of 1919.” Free and open to the public.  Co-sponsored by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Join […]

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