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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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Journal Apologizes After Excluding Black Writers From Black Lives Matter Issue

Taryn Finley writes, “The Journal of Political Philosophy allotted more than 60 pages of its June issue to the [Black Lives Matter] movement, authored by three white professors. Two academics in African-American studies wrote open letters addressing the lack of…

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