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Folded Map Project by Tonika Johnson

“Tonika Lewis Johnson’s Folded Map™ Project visually connects residents [map twins] who live at corresponding addresses on the North and South Sides of Chicago. She investigates what urban segregation looks like and how it impacts Chicago residents. . . ….

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History of School Segregation in Trenton: Focus on the Higbee Street School, November 3, 2019

  A presentation in the Trent House Visitor Center (15 Market Street, Trenton NJ), on Sunday, November 3, 2 to 3 PM, will focus on the Higbee Street School was built in 1857 as the first Trenton school for African…

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Documentary “Owned: A Tale of Two Americas,” September 25, 2019

Princeton Housing Initiatives and the Princeton Garden Theater are co-hosting a special screening of the documentary, Owned: A Tale of Two Americas on Wednesday, September 25 at 7:30. “Director Giorgio Angelini’s visually rich, energetic film untangles the complex history of…

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‘Separate Programs for Separate Communities’: California School District Agrees to Desegregate

“A California school district outside of San Francisco agreed to desegregate its schools on Friday, after a two-year state investigation found that the district had “knowingly and intentionally maintained and exacerbated” racial segregation and even established an intentionally segregated school.” …

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How Much Wealthier Are White School Districts Than Nonwhite Ones? $23 Billion, Report Says

“The report, released this week by the nonprofit EdBuild, put a dollar amount on the problem of school segregation, which has persisted long after Brown v. Board of Education and was targeted in recent lawsuits in states from New Jersey…

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