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Black People’s Land Was Stolen

Many people associate the idea of reparations with the 250 years of enslavement of kidnapped Africans and their descendants. Andrew W. Kahrl, associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of Virginia, describes post-emancipation incidents of practices that effectively…

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Rally for the 94 Percent, Saturday, October 27, 2018

Not in Our Town Princeton is supporting the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s efforts to make Governor Phil Murphy fulfill his promises to the New Jersey black community, 94% of whom voted for him, to 1) transform the youth…

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Statewide Social Justice Coalition Meeting, September 26, 2018

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A New Kind Of City Tour Shows The History Of Racist Housing Policy

In Milwaukee, Seattle, and Portland, tours are showing people how federal policies and laws created segregated housing and the black-white wealth gap that continues to this day.  Creative solutions can be found.  “Portland is also trying new policy: prospective first-time…

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Two Americas: Upward Mobility for White vs. Black Children

A study from The Equality of Opportunity Project documents the on-going racial gap in upward mobility. “[R]acial differences in economic opportunity using data on 20 million children and their parents.  . . . show black children have much lower rates…

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