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Drew Herzig

A forum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts tonight will explore the black experience in Berkshire County. 

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The NAACP Berkshire County Branch says Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat from the first Massachusetts district, has declined an invitation to debate his primary rival in Pittsfield.

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A unique project in the Berkshires combines architecture, literature, and social activism. WAMC reports on the second year of the Mastheads project.

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The Berkshire Chapter of the NAACP will protest police violence against people of color in Pittsfield this Saturday.

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NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks will deliver the 21st annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture tonight at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Brooks says he wants to encourage millennials to transform their activism into scholarship, like Du Bois did 150 years ago. 

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The NAACP Berkshire County Branch protested Friday against mass incarceration and for criminal justice reform in Pittsfield. It was in preparation for a larger discussion this week in Springfield. 

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The NAACP Berkshire County Branch in Pittsfield, Massachusetts will protest against mass incarceration and for criminal justice reform on Friday afternoon. 

Petition To Review Pittsfield Hiring Practices

Mar 23, 2017
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A former Pittsfield, Massachusetts city councilor has filed a petition with the city to review its hiring practices.

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A march is planned Sunday in Pittsfield, Massachusetts following the grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers in the deaths of two black men, leading to protests across the country.