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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

Jena McGregor‘s Washington Post article describes incidents of discrimination against African Americans, particularly women, who wear natural hairstyles.  Legislation explicitly banning race-based hair discrimination was signed into law in July, 2019 in California and New York.  New Jersey, Tennessee, Michigan,…

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“The Work of Several Lifetimes,” September 19 through November 17, 2019

This exhibition in the Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex on the Princeton University campus of new work created over the past year by recent Hodder Fellow Mario Moore includes etchings, drawings, and large-scale paintings of Black men and women who…

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, August 22, 2019

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Kicked Off the Land

The New Yorker story of brothers Melvin Davis and Licurtis Reels deprived of their land and imprisoned for eight years for civil contempt is an example of a system that operates to deprive African Americans of their property.  “Between 1910…

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New Jersey Black Issues Convention Annual Legislative Conference, May 23, 2019

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…

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