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Immigration Resources and Information

For the latest version of the Immigration Resources and Information packet, in English and Spanish, contact the Princeton Human Services Department, 609-688-2055. In addition to this information, members of the Princeton Human Services Commission and the department executive director have…

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Race Biases Teachers’ Expectations for Students

When evaluating the same black student, white teachers expect significantly less academic success than black teachers, a new Johns Hopkins University study concludes. This is especially true for black boys.

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Walking While Black

A new study by researchers at Portland State University and the University of Arizona found that black pedestrians are twice as likely as white pedestrians to be passed by vehicles while waiting to cross the street at a crosswalk. Here & Now‘s…

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A ‘Stand Your Ground’ Expansion That Expands Inequality

Caroline Light addresses the inequity inherent in the  recently passed bill in the Florida Senate to expand “Stand Your Ground” by noting that “The American legal system’s handling of violent self-defense has long favored white, property-owning men.”  She refers to…

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Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion

A district will drop the Mercator projection, which physically diminished Africa and South America, for the Peters, which cut the developed world down to size.

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