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Members of the University of Maryland's Black Faculty and Staff Association share their thoughts, perspectives and ideas regarding a wide range of issues and topics. The Black Faculty and Staff Association began in 1971 with a few Black faculty and staff who met to discuss the survival of their community at the University of Maryland at College Park. We dedicated ourselves to bringing issues of importance concerning minority Faculty and Staff to the attention of the University of Maryland. We also provide support to the minority faculty and staff of the University of Maryland. A great deal of time was spent mentoring and tutoring the minority students who enrolled into a new program known as the Intensive Educational Development Program. The association has grown to include over 100 faculty and staff. We are constantly striving to increase our membership and effectiveness...

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Join us this episode as we discuss some of the Fall 2012 initiatives for the UMD Black Faculty and Staff Association. Listen to the important 30 min message to find out what BFSA has been doing for the campus and its members, and how... more

This episode were again joined by long time University of Maryland employee and workers' rights organizer, Don Mitchell, who will be breaking down the second part of his workshop on the ABCs of workplace rights. This is invaluable... more

This episode we are joined by long time University of Maryland employee and workers' rights organizer, Don Mitchell, who will be breaking down the ABCs of workplace rights. This is invalauble information that every employee should... more

This episode we spoke to Tim Baldauf, a student at the University of Maryland, who is fighting to help end workplace abuses at the school he attends---University of Maryland. This interview he breaks down some important issues and why... more

This is an address from the BFSA president regarding the state of affairs within the Black Faculty and Staff Association's College Park Chapter. Please tune in for news, info and annoucements. This is a great opportunity to find out how you... more

This episode we speak with Saul, at long time Facilities Worker at the University of Maryland. Saul spoke to us about the history of abuse and mistreatment of workers on campus. Saul is a very courageous man considering the climate of... more

This episode we are joined by Samantha and Jack, University of Maryland students. These two students speak about why they are strong supporters of workers' rights on campus. Samantha and Jack are adamant in regards to their... more

This episode we speak with Craig Newman, a long time Union Activist with AFSME Local 1072. Craig has very important historical context to reveal regarding his four decades of service at the University of Maryland, and the history of... more

This episode we speak with Mike, a UMD Employee, who has his own story to share along with his thoughts on the current campaign for workers' rights at the the University of Maryland. Late Fall 2010 marked the beginning of an ongoing... more

Late Fall 2010 marked the beginning of an ongoing struggle, on the campus of the University of Maryland, to completely wipe out all forms of discrimination, abuse and disrespect levied upon any employees. Within the past year a vast... more

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