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Category: Truth and Reconciliation


Talks @ Pulitzer Webinar: Indigenous Lands and the Land-Grant University System, April 21, 2020

Passed in 1862, the Morrill Act gave 11 million acres of public land to states to sell off to endow fledgling land-grant colleges. A grant only in name, the Morrill Act was a wealth transfer from tribal nations to American…

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Land-grab universities: expropriated Indigenous land is the foundation of the land-grant university system

“In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act, which distributed public domain lands to raise funds for fledgling colleges across the nation. . . . The Morrill Act worked by turning land expropriated from tribal nations into seed money…

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Kerwin Webb: Equal Justice Initiative Historical Marker in Eatontown, January 29, 2020

On Wednesday, January 29, 6:30-8:30 PM at the award-winning program “Let’s Talk About Race” at the Red Bank Public Library, 84 W. Front St., Red Bank, Kerwin Webb of the Greater Red Bank NAACP will present a program on efforts by…

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The Collective Healing That is Owed

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, a senior editor at YES! Magazine, provides a comprehensive review of attempts made to receive reparations since emancipation as well as describing current efforts.  “No longer about a one-time payout to Black folks, reparations today are about…

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‘No Longer Forgotten’: Ohio Students Have Headstone Made for Black Settlers

“A group of eighth graders found two unmarked cemetery plots where black inhabitants were buried. They placed a plaque on the graves this week to remember the families. . . . They did not know the families interred. Nor were…

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