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Brown Is the New Black

In her op ed, Erin Aubrey Kaplan analyses the standing of Latinos and African Americans, the racism both groups face, and the tendency to conflate their histories. “[I]t’s important to keep clear the history of black oppression, not least because…

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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, 2019

From Teaching Tolerance: National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 through October 15. And while we’re grateful for teachers who respect and uplift the identities of all of their students year-round, we also appreciate heritage months that offer a special…

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What Catholic Church records tell us about America’s earliest black history

“For most Americans, black history begins in 1619, when a Dutch ship brought some “20 and odd Negroes” as slaves to the English colony of Jamestown, in Virginia. Many are not aware that black history in the United States goes…

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Mercer County Hispanic Festival 2018, September 13-16, 2018

“This years theme is “We Lift Trenton Together” Lets show how with music, great food and culture we can make the world a happier place …come with the whole family specially September 13th for Grandparents night where we will be…

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Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered

In this New York Times article, Susan Dynarski describes how a new screening system identified significantly more gifted black and Hispanic children than occurred when schools relied on teacher and parent referrals.

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