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Category: Documents

The Lifetime Wage Gap for African American Women by State

State wage gaps between African American women and white men were calculated by National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) based on 2010-2014 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates (  New Jersey ranks 50th out of 51 states plus the District of Columbia. …

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Report on ‘Waking up White’ program

Submitted by Linda Oppenheim: Not in Our Town board member Simona Brickers initiated this program. She contacted author Debby Irving and began plans for her to speak in Princeton. The Princeton Public Library and The Hun School of Princeton were co-sponsors. Outreach…

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Race on Campus: Two Responses

Patrick Sims, Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate at University of Wisconsin Madison, responded to a racial incident with a frank and powerful video.  Warning: He reads the note that includes offensive language.  It was slipped under the door of…

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The Struggle for Civil Rights

While focused on the year 1963, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library has created this timeline of the fight for civil rights that extends from 1939 to 1965.  For 1963, the library has reproduced documents including including memos, telegrams, photographs,…

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Black White Graduation Gap Widens

Rising Tide II: Do Black Students Benefit as Grad Rates Increase? looks at a decade of graduation rates for African American students at four-year, public institutions that improved student success during the past decade. It shows that while a majority…

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