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News, Readings, etc. Week of July 6, 2020

1.Slave Ship in 3D Video View a reconstruction of the slave vessel L’Aurore (Voyage ID: 32359). 2.Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, & Speaker Coughlin Announce Support of Legislation to Change Outdated Term of ‘Freeholder’ to ‘Commissioner’ 3.Lionsgate, Oprah Winfrey Team…

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What Is Owed.

In her meticulously crafted essay, Nikole Hannah-Jones acknowledges the singularity of this inflection point in American history and presents the case for reparations. “If we are truly at the precipice of a transformative moment, the most tragic of outcomes would…

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WATCH LIVE – The 1619 Project with Nikole Hannah-Jones, November 2, 2019

YWCA Princeton (59 Paul Robeson Place) will be streaming Nikole Hannah-Jones live on the 1619 Project and a Panel on the Role of Slavery in America and New Jersey in Bramwell House living room on Saturday, November 2 at 7…

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It Was Never About Busing

MacArthur Award winning journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones, summarizes desegregation attempts in the United States since the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, explaining that busing (argued about in the recent Presidential debates) was always a tactic of last resort. …

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The Best of Nikole Hannah-Jones

“Nikole Hannah-Jones was named a 2017 MacArthur fellow on Wednesday, one of 24 recipients worldwide. The MacArthur board recognized Hannah-Jones, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, for ‘chronicling the persistence of racial segregation in American society, particularly…

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