This free event, sponsored by New Jersey Black Issues Convention, Thursday, May 23, 9 am to 2:30 pm, brings to the forefront issues that are affecting African-Americans in the State of New Jersey and come together to bring progress to New Jersey’s Black community.
Location: Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618.
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Denial that slavery was absolutely foundational to the birth and early development of the United States explains the lack of a “national monument, memorial, or official recognition of the institution” and resistance to reparations, Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Princeton University Assistant Professor of African American Studies, explains in her essay in Jacobin. Read the complete piece by clicking here.