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Otelia Cromwell Day: Resist, Act, and Preserve

Honoring the legacy of Otelia Cromwell, the first Black woman to earn a degree from Smith College, Northamptonites and Smithies gathered in John M. Greene Hall to hear Roxanne Gay speak on November 2. Gay is an accomplished American writer, … Continue reading

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Otelia Cromwell Day: Sonia Sanchez

The well-known activist, artist, academic, and author Sonia Sanchez gave the keynote address for Otelia Cromwell Day. Students gathered in John M. Greene Hall on November 3 to hear Sanchez’s address entitled “Activism in Art: An Afternoon with Sonia Sanchez,” … Continue reading

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About Religious Diversity: A Social Justice Issue

I thought Otelia Cromwell Day was inspiring as well as thought (and action!) provoking. I am so appreciative of all the imagination and creativity that went into the production of such a rich day. I was especially taken with the historical connections … Continue reading

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