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Difficult Topics in African American History Workshop, November 1, 2017

An all-day, in-depth examination of approaches for learning, and dialogue about the difficult issues in interpreting the African American experience, presented in conjunction with Grounds For Sculpture’s Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.  We’ll focus on uncovering the complexities…

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“The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Injustice, and Poverty in New Jersey.” Report Release, September 19, 2017

The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Inequality, and Poverty in New Jersey Tuesday, September 19th 4:00-6:00 pm  Trinity Cathedral, 801 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ (there is parking behind the cathedral and on the street) The Uncomfortable Truth is an important new research…

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The Underground Railroad in New Jersey, September 9, 2017, Trent House

The Underground Railroad in New Jersey, Trent House, 15 Market St, Trenton, NJ 08611 Saturday September 9, 1 pm Treading the Paths that with Tears Have Been Watered: The Underground Railroad in New Jersey.  A lecture by Dr. Linda Caldwell…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Summer Dig at the Dr. James Still Historic Site

For the second summer in a row, archaeological work will be taking place in Medford, NJ at the Dr. James Still Historic Site.  Volunteers are needed in the excavation and processing of finds.  Dr. James Still  was a distinguished herbalist,…

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Children’s Slave Posters & A Mock Slave Auction in Progressive NJ

Shocked by  the slave auction signs drawn by children for an assignment at her child’s school, Ahadi Bugg-Levine warns that the liberal reputation of some New Jersey suburbs has not been earned.  Other work has to be done. “Living together…

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