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Better Together Training, June 14, 2014

This program from Hopewell Valley Race & Diversity Group will begin with dinner.  Attendees are asked to bring a dessert and drinks.   Click here to access the registration page.

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Disproportionate use of force against black people by police in New Jersey is documented.

In New Jersey, a black person was more than three times more likely to face police force than someone who is white.  This is one of the findings from a database of police use of force in New Jersey.  “The Force Report, a…

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Proposal to Introduce Armed Retired Police Officers (Class III Officers) in West Windsor-Plainsboro School District

How do you feel about armed retired police officers in each of West Windsor-Plainsboro schools? Did you know that the School Board and West Windsor-Plainsboro townships are close to approving a proposal that would increase law enforcement presence in schools…

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‘This is a culture war’ When it comes to punishment, racial disparities are pervasive

Comparing the sentences received by two drug offenders, one white and one black, Herald Tribune reporters Josh Salman, Dak Le, and Michael Braga illustrate the racial inequities in the Florida legal system through policies like drug-free zones and mandatory minimum…

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The Long History of Black Officers Reforming Policing From Within

Taylor Hosking summarizes the history of black police officers in America and the choices and challenges they face.  To read the complete article, which is part of the  project “The Presence of Justice,” click here.

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