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Why do whites oppose the NFL protests?

Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune reporter, compares white attitudes toward current protests against injustices–Black Lives Matter, kneeling during the National Anthem, etc.–to poll responses by whites during civil rights actions in the 1960s.  “Every time unrest erupts in black communities in…

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55th Anniversary of the Children’s March–Family Potluck Dinner, May 2, 2018

Questions?  Contact Dr. Joy Barnes-Johnson, joybarnesjohnson@princetonk12.org.

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The Myth of the “Good” Protest

Yale historian Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore explains the similarity between Colin Kaepernick’s protest and that of Rosa Parks and the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins, refuting the commonly held belief that the latter two “materialized from an individual’s epiphany” without precedent and…

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The Humanity of Black Lives: How YA Books Reflect the Black Lives Matter Movement.

In her review of young adult books for Booklist, published by the American Library Association, Zara Rix states “the variety and quantity of books by and about black lives is expanding, and this is good news, since they highlight the…

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Can You Help?

Black Lives Matter New Jersey folks who are heading to Houston this Sunday, September 17, to help in flood recovery are in need of tools. They are looking to borrow for about two weeks or for donations the following: crowbars,…

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