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Voting while black: the racial injustice that harms our democracy

Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler professor of African American studies at Emory University, gives numerous examples of black voter suppression in the 21st century.  Click here to read the complete essay. Advertisements

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“Caged” by the New Jersey Prison Cooperative, May 3 – May 20, 2018

Caged by the New Jersey Prison Cooperative, directed by Jerrell L. Henderson May 3 – May 20, 2018 Tickets $13 – $38. Student, senior, and group discounts available. Caged follows a Black family’s struggle to survive the generational cycle of mass incarceration….

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Black Marjory Stoneman Douglas students want the movement to include their voices too

“Including black students in the gun violence conversation means broadening the topic from mass shootings to police-involved shootings, said Tifanny Burks, a community organizer with Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward.”  To read Alex Harris‘ complete article in the Miami Herald,…

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The New Orleans’ Black Masking Indian Tradition, April 3, 2018

ARTIST RECEPTION + PANEL DISCUSSION, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 4:30 PM — Reception, 5-6:30 PM — Panel discussion Forum, Lewis Arts complex, Princeton University An exhibition of ceremonial suits and aprons made by Chiefs of New Orleans Black Masking Indian…

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The Heavy Burden of Teaching My Son About American Racism

  Jemar Tisby’s essay in The Atlantic, prompted by a visit with his 7-year-old son to the Emmett Till Museum in Glendora, Mississippi, describes the difficulties and the necessity of black parents’ talking to their children about the consequences of…

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