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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

Jena McGregor‘s Washington Post article describes incidents of discrimination against African Americans, particularly women, who wear natural hairstyles.  Legislation explicitly banning race-based hair discrimination was signed into law in July, 2019 in California and New York.  New Jersey, Tennessee, Michigan,…

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Documentary “Owned: A Tale of Two Americas,” September 25, 2019

Princeton Housing Initiatives and the Princeton Garden Theater are co-hosting a special screening of the documentary, Owned: A Tale of Two Americas on Wednesday, September 25 at 7:30. “Director Giorgio Angelini’s visually rich, energetic film untangles the complex history of…

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‘Black Communities Are Already Living in a Tech Dystopia’

Janine Jackson of the program CounterSpin interviews Ruha Benjamin on racism and technology on the publication of her new book Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code. The transcript and MP3 file can be reached by clicking…

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Experts Question Corporate Inclusion Training

After singer SZA reported that she was racially profiled at a California Sephora cosmetics store, the company shut down all their stores for a one-hour diversity training for all its 16,000 employees.   Reporter Karen Grigsby Bates questioned experts about…

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Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege, May 6, 2019

On Monday, May 6th at 7pm in the Princeton Public Library’s Community Room, we will have an opportunity to hear an update on the fight against racially discriminatory housing practices from Rev. Eric Dobson. Rev. Dobson is outreach coordinator for…

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