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A Call for Joy: Short Story Submission Call for Black Male & Black Nonbinary Writers

Kwame Mbalia, author and creator, is putting together and editing a to-be-announced Middle Grade anthology (i.e. targeted towards readers age 8-12) that will center the joy of Black boyhood and is calling for submissions.  For information about eligibility and requirements,…

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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of August 8, 2020

Hispanic, Black children at higher risk of coronavirus-related hospitalization, CDC finds (Washington Post) Hispanic children are approximately eight times more likely and Black children five times more likely to be hospitalized with covid-19 than their White peers, according to a study…

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Black-Owned Businesses in Greater Princeton Area

There have been requests for a list of black-owned businesses in Princeton and near-by.  The list below was compiled by Princeton Mutual Aid and others.  Do you know of other black-owned businesses in the area?  Put their names and websites…

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Latinos Back Black Lives Matter Protests. They Want Change for Themselves, Too.

Jennifer Medina reports on the complexities of Latino-Black relations in the context of current protests, highlighting intergroup support and conflict, common interests such as protection from police brutality, and colorism.  To read the full article, click here.

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The Week Tamir Rice Would Have Turned 18

Honoring the memory of Tamir Rice, who was shot to death by a police officer in November 2014 while playing with a toy gun at a park in Cleveland, USA Today talked to 31 teenagers about growing up Black in…

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