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Charlottesville, VA Liberation and Freedom Day, March 3

For the first time since World War II, Charlottesville won’t honor Thomas Jefferson’s birthday this spring. Instead, on Tuesday, the city will celebrate the demise of slavery with a new holiday, Liberation and Freedom Day, commemorating the arrival of Union…

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‘You Are Still Black’: Charlottesville’s Racial Divide Hinders Students

Erica L. Green and Annie Waldman in collaboration with ProPublica report on the historical and current conditions in the Charlottesville, Virginia public schools that reveal that sharp divide between black and white students in this university town.  One white parent…

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Was Charlottesville the Exception or the Rule?

Poet and essayist, Claudia Rankine, answers the question in her New York Times piece. “The horror we seem to only now be noticing is an effect of our country’s longstanding commitment to white supremacy. But I am unclear about when…

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Memory and History: The Meaning and Future of Monuments in the Aftermath of Charlottesville. Panel Discussion, September 12

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Central NJ Joining Hands in Response to Hate, September 6 at 7 p.m.

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