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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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Rev. Dr. John Norwood, Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape at La Convivencia, November 7, 2020

If you missed hearing Rev. Dr. Norwood discuss the history and current life of New Jersey’s Native American Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe, click here for a video of the presentation and here for information about La Convivencia. Rev. Norwood shared a…

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Matt Desmond & New Eviction Tracking Tool, TODAY, June 22, 2020

While race is not specifically referenced in the description of this program, it’s inevitably a piece of the fallout from COVID-19, housing and homelessness.  Matt Desmond is a Princeton University professor and expert on evictions. Register to participate in today’s…

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Reading Is Only a Step on the Path to Anti-Racism

While librarian Nicole A. Cooke did compile a website Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages in response to requests for materials to explain to white children events around George Floyd’s murder and other deaths, she explains why reading is not enough….

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Talking About Race

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture launched Talking About Race, “a new online portal designed to help individuals, families, and communities talk about racism, racial identity and the way these forces shape every aspect of society, from…

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