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Teaching African American History: A Workshop for K-12 Educators, October 10, 2019

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! “Teaching African American History: A Workshop for K-12 Educators” October 10, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grounds For Sculpture Hamilton, NJ $100 Individual Ticket / $75 Student Ticket Includes breakfast, lunch, and admission to Grounds For…

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The 1619 Project

“The 1619 Project is a major initiative from The New York Times observing the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of…

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African American History Bowl, August 10, 2019

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Juneteenth Hack-a-Thon Information, June 28, 2019

On Friday June 28, 2019 from 12-2 p.m.  the New Jersey State Library, in partnership with Freedom on the Move, will host a Hack-a-Thon in honor of Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United…

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Black People’s Land Was Stolen

Many people associate the idea of reparations with the 250 years of enslavement of kidnapped Africans and their descendants. Andrew W. Kahrl, associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of Virginia, describes post-emancipation incidents of practices that effectively…

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