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I, Racist

In his sermon, talking to white people about racism, something that he had previously sworn off doing, John Metta explains the nuances of present day racism. “Racism is the fact that “White” means “normal” and that anything else is different….

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Insanity of racism by Joyce Trotman-Jordan

In her letter to the editor of the Trenton Times (Wednesday, July 15, 2015), Not in Our Town Board member, Joyce Trotman-Jordan reminds us of the terrible outcomes of race hatred and our responsibility in the face of it: “We…

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Violence against Black Churches

Michael Eric Dyson in the New York Times (“Love and Terror in the Black Church,” Sunday, June 21, 2015) and NPR’s Rachel Martin talking to Rev. Charles Watkins in Charleston (“Churches Try To Stay Safe — And Keep Their Open-Door…

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“Can’t Have Nothing” In Response to Charleston Shootings by Derrick Weston Brown

We can’t have nothing. Not our skin. Not our peace. Not our sanctuary. Can’t have nothing. Can’t shop, can’t swim, can’t walk home. Can’t pray. Can’t worship. Can’t have candy. Can’t sit in a car with friends with the windows…

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Princeton Vigil for Those Slain in Charleston, S.C. TONIGHT, June 24, 2015; Donation information

Organized by Mt. Pisgah AME Church in Princeton NJ, in collaboration with the Princeton Clergy Association and the Coalition for Peace Action,  join with people of good will across our nation heart-broken and grieving for the nine people recently massacred…

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