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“Breaking the Chains,” Faith, Justice & Incarceration conference, November 17, 2019

The Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church (2688 Main Street (Route 206), Lawrenceville, NJ) is hosting a mini-conference on faith and justice on Sunday, November 17.  Speakers and workshop leaders include activist Shane Claiborne and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman.  For a full list…

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From students in high school all the way to the president’s desk.’ How a government class fought for the release of unsolved FBI civil rights case files.

Tom Jackman’s article describes the efforts of Hightstown, NJ high school students to get the federal government to release information about 128 “cold” cases of lynchings of black Southerners in the decades after World War II .  “Hightstown High School…

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& Girls: The Miseducation of Girls

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, who represents New Jersey’s 12th district, is hosting a conference for young African American women, ages 10 to 23 years, to gather information about “their challenges and thoughts on their standing in America. Their input will…

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Representative Watson Coleman Requests Federal Investigation

US Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) issued a statement yesterday in connection with last Friday’s shooting of 14 year-old Radazz Hearns in Trenton. The statement begins, “It is tragic to see any young person injured by gunfire, so I am deeply relieved at…

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