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2019 Summit for Civil Rights: A project to rebuild, reinvigorate and reignite a powerful multi racial civil rights movement in America, May 2-3

On May 2-3, 2019, at Rutgers Labor Education Center Auditorium, New Brunswick, civil rights scholars, economists, leaders and advocates will gather with labor, civic, faith and political leadership in New Brunswick, NJ to forge a renewed agenda for Building One…

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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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What King Said About Northern Liberalism

In her op ed (New York Times, January 21, 2019), Jeanne Theoharis is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College and author, points out the numerous times Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. chastised northern “liberals,” who supported civil rights…

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Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege, December 3, 2018

Rev. Dr. Charles Franklin Boyer, a recognized leader of social justice causes, will speak at Not in Our Town Princeton’s December 3 Continuing Conversation.  Rev. Boyer has said, “As an African American minister of the gospel, I am compelled to fight and…

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Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege: The Struggle for Black Citizenship, November 5, 2018, 7 pm

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, a current exhibit at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library, explores the struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. When slavery…

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