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Avoiding Racial Equity Detours by Paul Gorski

Gorski discusses four common “detours” schools take avoiding the changes necessary in achieving genuine equity.  He follows that discussion with five equity literacy principles that can help schools avoid equity detours and maximize the impact of equity efforts. He notes,…

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Reception and Awards Celebration, April 2, 2019

Reception and Awards Celebration For the students who participated in the Advancing Justice Program Each of these students became a witness to the need for Advancing Justice by writing powerful poetry, prose or spoken word based on their own study…

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Princeton Seminary students ask for reparations for school’s history linked to slavery

“The Association of Black Seminarians posted a petition online earlier this month as a response to a report that detailed the seminary’s history with slavery, which was released last year. So far, the group has collected more than 400 signatures…

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Alumni speak on the Black Justice League’s fight against the University’s racist legacies

Princeton alumni, who were members of the Black Justice League (BJL), who demonstrated and sat-in in 2015 for changes at Princeton University, recall the events and what has changed and not changed in the intervening years.  Click here to read…

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From students in high school all the way to the president’s desk.’ How a government class fought for the release of unsolved FBI civil rights case files.

Tom Jackman’s article describes the efforts of Hightstown, NJ high school students to get the federal government to release information about 128 “cold” cases of lynchings of black Southerners in the decades after World War II .  “Hightstown High School…

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