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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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Millions of black students attend public schools that are highly segregated by race and by income

Reed Jordan of the Urban Institute reports on the high degree of exposure of African Americans to poverty, the result of centuries of discriminatory housing practices.  One result is a concentration of black students in high poverty schools.  He says, “The  effects…

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Knowledge of the Hidden Rules of Social Class

On October 8, Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington led a session on class at the Carl Fields Center at Princeton.  He handed out an exercise, similar to Peggy MacIntosh’s white privilege list, which was  developed by Patrick J. Ashton and adapted by Ruby…

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