Eighty-one years ago, you could walk into a tiny basement club in Greenwich Village (a.k.a. “The Wrong Place for the Right People”) and hear 23-year-old Billie Holiday end her set with a song called “Strange Fruit.”
The Redemptive Side of Anger: How Civil Rights Activist Arthur Whitaker ’49 Used His Own Pain to Bring About Healing
In honor of Black History Month, The Bell revisits the inspiring story of Rev. Dr. Arthur L. Whitaker ’49, a Gordon graduate who worked tirelessly for racial equality and the “brotherhood of all men” during World War II, the Civil Rights Movement and the many decades that followed.
Attending college was as far as future plans went for Dante Rutstrom ’80. Growing up with three sisters and a single mother in the affordable housing projects of nearby Beverly, MA, it was expected that he would go… Read More
Alumnus Dr. Joshua Neumann’s innovative musical exploration of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau earned him the American Musicological Society Thomas Hampson Award for research in classic song.
In Part III of our Christmas Gift Guide, finish out 2019 by supporting causes that will make 2020 a better year for our neighbors, near and far.