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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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Events this week in Princeton and West Windsor

Two important appearances this week–Kitsi Watterson discussing her book I Hear My People Singing and Dr. Nathalie Edmond speaking about Black Lives Matter and allyship.  Details below: On Wednesday, August 9, the Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ…

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Standing Up for Racial Justice. Calls to Action.

SURJ NJ (Standing up for Racial Justice) is a group of white activists accountable to Black Lives Matter.  The facilitators will be coming to the September 5 Continuing Conversation. The following are their calls to action and resources needed (Updated…

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