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Lost Souls Public Memorial Project

The Lost Souls Project of East Brunswick, New Jersey has a new website; click here to view, learn, and donate to support it.  The Project was included in the recent New York Times Magazine article, “They Sold Human Beings Here”…

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Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood

While it is fairly well known that the White House was constructed by free and enslaved African Americans, The White House Historical Association brings to light the lives of those who lived in and near the building in its online…

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Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege: The Green Book, February 3, 2020

What was the book that saved Black Lives in Jim Crow America?  Where does Princeton figure into it? On Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7 PM at the Princeton Public Library, in recognition of Black History Month, join Not In…

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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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Massive New Database Will Connect Billions of Historic Records to Tell the Full Story of American Slavery

“Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade,”  a database, which will serve as a clearinghouse for information about enslaved people and their captors, will launch in 2020.  The tool will link information from projects like Vanderbilt’s “Slave Societies Digital Archive” …

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