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Category: history


Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell

The article describes the debate about California’s newly proposed ethnic studies curriculum for K-12 public schools and which groups should be included.  Click here to read the article.

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Juneteenth Hack-a-Thon Information, June 28, 2019

On Friday June 28, 2019 from 12-2 p.m.  the New Jersey State Library, in partnership with Freedom on the Move, will host a Hack-a-Thon in honor of Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United…

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Black People’s Land Was Stolen

Many people associate the idea of reparations with the 250 years of enslavement of kidnapped Africans and their descendants. Andrew W. Kahrl, associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of Virginia, describes post-emancipation incidents of practices that effectively…

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Ta-Nehesi Coates addresses Congress on reparations

Here is a transcript of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ opening remarks at yesterday’s historic Congressional hearing on reparations: “Yesterday, when I asked about reparations, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered a familiar reply. America should not be held liable for something that…

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T. Thomas Fortune and Bordentown’s “Tuskegee of the North,” May 5, 2019

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