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O Say Can You See; Suing for Freedom

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently debuted an online database of more than 500 court cases in which enslaved persons had sued to gain their freedom. The project collected, digitized, and makes…

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Emotional Labor Invoice

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Affordable Housing Documents from Rev. Eric Dobson

The sixty-plus attendees at Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversation about housing heard Rev. Eric Dobson from Fair Share Housing provide background for the issues surrounding affordable housing.  Below are his handouts–a relationship matrix to determine the diversity in…

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It’s Time for Educators to Talk About Dr. Seuss

What was your favorite Dr. Seuss book?  Mine was The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.  March 2, the birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was adopted in 1998 by the National Education Association as “Read across America”…

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What Catholic Church records tell us about America’s earliest black history

“For most Americans, black history begins in 1619, when a Dutch ship brought some “20 and odd Negroes” as slaves to the English colony of Jamestown, in Virginia. Many are not aware that black history in the United States goes…

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