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Neshaminy School District can keep ‘Redskins’ name, but must educate students to prevent stereotypes, state commission says

“The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission on Monday voted that the Neshaminy School District can continue to use the name Redskins for its athletic teams, but must educate students about Native American history to prevent stereotypes. The commission, which met in…

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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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