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Ruha Benjamin Received 2017 President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and presenter for and friend of Not in Our Town, was one of four faculty members receiving the University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday,…

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Winona Guo Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar For Promoting Racial Diversity

Winona Guo, NIOT board member, Princeton CHOOSE co-founder, and Princeton High School senior has been named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar for her efforts to promote racial diversity, the school district announced Monday morning. The United States Presidential Scholars Program…

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Journal Apologizes After Excluding Black Writers From Black Lives Matter Issue

Taryn Finley writes, “The Journal of Political Philosophy allotted more than 60 pages of its June issue to the [Black Lives Matter] movement, authored by three white professors. Two academics in African-American studies wrote open letters addressing the lack of…

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The College of New Jersey Renames Hall

The College of New Jersey’s Board of Trustees adopted  a recommendation by TCNJ President R. Barbara Gitenstein to rename Paul Loser Hall. Effective immediately, the building that houses the college’s Office of Admissions and School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise…

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TCNJ students hold sit-in to protest college’s dissociation from Trenton

Two dozen students at The College of New Jersey held a sit-in next door to President R. Barbara Gitenstein’s office on Wednesday afternoon protesting the college’s disengagement from Trenton and pointing to two main issues: renaming Loser Hall and reconsidering…

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