Community forums

Join us for stimulating conversation with leading thinkers and doers in this series of community forums co-sponsored by The New Bedford Light and UMass Dartmouth.

APRIL 26, 2021

Media and racial bias in America

Bill Overton — actor, author, former professional football player, model, and Massachusetts native — joins The New Bedford Light and UMass Dartmouth to discuss the themes in his book “The Media: Shaping the Image of a People.”

MARCH 1, 2021

Disinformation and the pursuit of truth

Award-winning journalist, author, and Civil Rights activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks about disinformation and the media in a community Q&A with The New Bedford Light and UMass Dartmouth.


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