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Princeton Parents Launch Black Students’ Advocacy Organization in Public Schools

By Donald Gilpin, Town Topics, January 20, 2021 A group of local parents has initiated the Princeton Parents for Black Children (PPBC), a nonprofit organization to support and advocate for Black students in Princeton Public Schools (PPS). Citing “unique challenges…

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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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Suspension rate among Black students in New Jersey increased last year

POLITICO’s Carly Sitrin wrote that “Black students in New Jersey were suspended from school last year at more than three times the rate of white students, according to a report from the state Department of Education. The state’s annual report…

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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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Building and Sustaining Racially-Progressive Schools: panel discussion, October 1, 2020

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