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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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Not in Our Town Princeton’s Board Members Presenting at the YWCA Stand Against Racism

On Thursday, April 25, at the YWCA Princeton’s 2019 Stand Against Racism, NIOT Princeton board members, Caroline Clarke and Joanne Parker, presented.  “Black girls experience age compression starting at age 5. A study by Georgetown Center on Poverty explained that…

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Holy: An Exhibition by Sanneh

“Eve in Brooklyn.” Photo by Sanneh Visual arts senior Sanneh presents an exhibition of photographs exploring black subjects through the lens of religion, reverence, and respect. Open Friday 10 AM-8:30 PM in the Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex, from March…

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Black Feminisms across the Americas, March 14, 2019

The conference, Black Feminisms across the Americas, will take place on the Princeton University campus on Thursday, March 14, 2019: Panel discussion 1:45-4:15 pm in 399 Julis Rabinowitz Building. Symposium panelists: Carolyn Rouse, Imani Perry, Aisha Beliso-De Jesũs, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor,…

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The Case for Reparations: A slow convert to the cause by David Brooks

Five years after Ta-nehisi Coates wrote the same-titled article for the Atlantic, David Brooks concedes his point.  Identifying several ways in which American slavery can be regarded as sinful and unique, he says, “Slavery doesn’t merely cause pain and suffering…

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