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Massive New Database Will Connect Billions of Historic Records to Tell the Full Story of American Slavery

“Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade,”  a database, which will serve as a clearinghouse for information about enslaved people and their captors, will launch in 2020.  The tool will link information from projects like Vanderbilt’s “Slave Societies Digital Archive” …

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Slow Going on Faculty Diversity

Nick Hazelrigg reports on a study, published by the Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy, which shows very little progress, particularly at research universities.  The study is based on federal data from 2013 to 2017.  To read the report, click…

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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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