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Becoming Free, Becoming Black, July 1, 2020

This live webinar/ book talk is sponsored by Public Seminar and the New School for Social Research is on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. To register click here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-seminar-presents-becoming-free-becoming-black-tickets-111527630144 To preserve the security, you will receive a…

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What Is Owed.

In her meticulously crafted essay, Nikole Hannah-Jones acknowledges the singularity of this inflection point in American history and presents the case for reparations. “If we are truly at the precipice of a transformative moment, the most tragic of outcomes would…

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Juneteenth Explained

Princeton notables Thomas Parker, chair of the Princeton Civil Rights Commission, and Rev. Lukata Mjumber of the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church, along with historian, Dawn Wisteria Bates, speak about the history and the meaning of Juneteenth, June 19, in 2020.

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An Insatiable Rage

Charles Blow’s column describes the motivation for the current protests “This isn’t only about the pain of police brutality, it’s about all the pain” and summarizes the difficulty in making real progress “Racial oppression is infinitely transmutable.”  To read his…

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Lost Souls Public Memorial Project’s 3rd Recitation of Names (virtual), May 30, 2020

Reciting names of those nearly 200 African Americans sold into permanent slavery in 1818 by a corrupt Middlesex County judge. Saturday, May 30, 2020, 7:30-8:30 ET https://uuma.zoom.us/j/896519516 The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project proudly presents the 3rd annual Recitation of…

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