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Category: Opinion


Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from December, 2020

How to Be an Antiracist Educator Social and emotional learning (SEL) practitioner-scholar Dena Simmons recommends five actions “to confront the harm of racism:” 1. Engage in Vigilant Self-Awareness; 2. Acknowledge Racism and the Ideology of White Supremacy; 3. Study and…

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Continued work towards a marijuana legalization bill that centers social and racial justice

Thank you to everyone who took action and contacted their representatives in support of a marijuana legalization bill that centers social and racial justice! The United Black Agenda, a coalition of New Jersey Black leaders, outlines eight tangible ways the…

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Selections to Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism from October, 2020

Driving while Black (Kennedy Library Forum) In conversation, Gretchen Sorin, director of the Cooperstown Graduate Program of SUNY and author of Driving While Black: African-American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights; director Ric Burns and producer and editor Emir…

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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, September 21 — October 2, 2020

Diversity Push Barely Budges Corporate Boards to 12.5%, Survey Finds (New York Times) “Despite pledges to nominate more members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, companies have made little progress over the last five years. . . . having a…

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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, August 12 – September 12, 2020

Coded Language Is Part of Our Racist Education System (Teen Vogue) “Coded language, as defined by the National Education Association (NEA), is language that ‘substitut[es] terms describing racial identity with seemingly race-neutral terms that disguise explicit and/or implicit racial animus.’”…

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