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Forgotten Newark Riots: 1834, 1854, 1917

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Online

Speakers: 
Noelle Lorraine Williams, RU-N alumna
Fr. Augustine Curley, Seton Hall Professor
George Robb, William Paterson University Professor
Admission:
Free
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On Monday, March 1, 2021, at 6 PM, take part in a virtual conversation about the riots and uprising that have taken place throughout Newark's long history, each one revealing deep divisions in the social and political fabric of the city.

Our panelists for this discussion will include artist/RU-N alumna Noelle Lorraine Williams, Seton Hall Fr. Augustine Curley, and William Paterson

George Robb, who will talk about the anti-integration riot at Fourth Presbyterian in 1834, the nativist riot and attack on St. Mary’s in 1854, and the race riot of 1917.