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Howard Stevenson, “If Elephants Could Talk; Racial Literacy for Everyday Racism,” keynote of Rutgers GSAPP annual culture conference, October 25, 2019

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Celebrating Frederick Douglass and Newark’s Abolitionist History

Rutgers University-Newark graduate student, Noelle Lorraine Williams, designed a sculpture to commemorate Frederick Douglass’s visit to Newark on April 17, 1849 to deliver an address at the former Plane Street Colored Church as a fundraiser for his North Star newspaper…

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Rutgers Buildings Renamed for African Americans

Rutgers University has renamed its College Avenue Apartments to honor Sojourner Truth, leading abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights.  Kilmer Library on Rutgers-New Brunswick’s Livingston Campus in Piscataway has been renamed the James Dickson Carr Library after Rutgers’ first African-American…

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Rutgers Annual Paul Robeson Lecture: Conversation between Harry Belafonte and Susan Robeson, Wednesday, April 5

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MARCH: A Book Talk with Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. Registration, March 14.

The authors will discuss MARCH, the National Book Award-winning graphic novel trilogy depicting Congressman Lewis’s life as a central figure in the civil rights movement, including the Nashville sit-ins, the Freedom Rides, the 1963 March on Washington, the Mississippi Freedom Summer, and the 1965 marches…

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