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Jacqueline Murekatete spoke at MCC as part of Arts and Sciences Month

JacquelineMurekateteJacqueline Murekatete, a genocide survivor and human rights activist, spoke at MCC as part of Arts and Sciences Month. Born in Rwanda, Ms. Murekatete was 9 years old when she lost her parents, all six siblings and most of her extended family to the 1994 genocide. She spoke about her life, and she discussed the crime of genocide and other forms of mass atrocities in the world today. The lecture was sponsored by MCC’s Center for the Study of Genocide, Prejudice and the Holocaust. She is second from left, and she spoke with, from left, Professor Terrence Corrigan, of the History and Social Science Department and director of the Holocaust Center; MCC students Rebecca Shaferman and Priya Singh; and Rob Giorgi, an MCC alumnus now attending Columbia University, who is the alumni representative on the Holocaust Center Advisory Committee.