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January 2021

The Wages of Hubris, January 26, Yonkers Tribune, Written by SPAA Prof. Oren M. Levin-Waldman

Salamishah Tillet's Love Letter To The Color Purple And The Black Women Who Came Before Us, January 25, Elle Magazine, SASN Prof. Salamishah Tillet featured

Who are the rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6? January 24, Sun Journal, SASN Prof. Alexander Hinton quoted

Cashier-less technology could detect shoplifting, but prejudice abounds, January 23, Bolly Inside, RBS Prof. Jerome Williams quoted | The Latest Breaking News

NJ employers can force most workers to get COVID vaccine, but will they? January 22, New Jersey Herald, RBS Director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership Joanne Ciulla quoted

The Racist History of the United States Capitol Police, January 22, The Daily Beast, Written by SASN Asst. Prof. James Jones

Ladee Hubbard’s ‘The Rib King’ is a fascinating look at ambition, race and revenge, January 21, The Washington Post, Written by SASN Asst. Prof. Naomi Jackson | LMT Online

What the federal relief bill means for unemployment and eviction rates, January 20, Alianza Metropolitan News, SASN Asst. Prof. Peter Hepburn quoted

Building generational wealth, January 20,, RBS Prof. Lyneir Richardson interviewed

Egyptian-American comedian Ramy Youssef nominated for Critics' Choice Awards 2021, January 20, Ahram Online, Former SASN student Ramy Youssef featured

Structural Crisis: Senate Threatens to Usurp Presidency, Constitution, and Will of the People, January 20, The Unz Review, Written by Rutgers Law Professor Emeritus Leonard Jaffee

Review: Uplift or minstrelsy? A novel asks hard questions about early Black entrepreneurs, January 20, Los Angeles Times, Written by MFA Prof. Rigoberto González

The 'Racial Caste System' At The U.S. Capitol, January 19, NPR Code Switch, SASN Asst. Prof. James Jones quoted

Why Trump is not likely to pardon himself, January 19, Al Jazeera, Op-ed written by Rutgers Law Prof. Sahar Aziz

Community Healing Spaces: Supporting the Community during COVID-19, January 19, Sarasota Magazine, Community Healing Spaces program featured

War Is Not Innate to Humanity, January 16, LA Progressive, SASN Prof. Brian Ferguson interviewed

Tasty Tidbits, January 15, Hudson Reporter, RU-N Head Women's Basketball Coach Lauren Jimenez featured

Comparison between Capitol siege, BLM protests is denounced, January 14, Washington Post, SASN Asst. Prof. James Jones quoted | Talk 1170 Radio

How Fear Took Over the American Suburbs, January 14,  Bloomberg City Lab, SASN Lecturer Kyle Riismandel featured

Sephora's plan to combat racial bias, January 13, Washington Post, RBS Prof. Jerome Williams quoted

The Median Voter Theorem May Offer a Better Understanding of Polarization, January 12, Yonkers Tribune, Written by SPAA Prof. Oren M. Levin-Waldman

How a Trump Executive Order Aims to Set White Supremacy in Stone, January 12, Hyperallergic, Written by SASN Prof. Lyra Monteiro

Invasive snakes move their bodies like lassos, a totally new mode of locomotion, January 11, National Geographic, SASN Prof. Sara Ruane quoted

The science behind all that 'create a routine' advice, January 11, National Geographic, SASN Prof. Samantha Heintzelman quoted

A Doomed Arctic Expedition, Number-Free Math and Other New Books to Read, January 11, Smithsonian Magazine, Featuring SASN Prof. Salamishah Tillet

Bard Fiction Prize awarded to Akil Kumarasamy, January 11, The Kingston Daily Freeman, SASN Asst. Prof. Akil Kumarasamy featured

Trump’s Refusal to Attend the Inauguration Doesn’t Bode Well, January 11, Truth Out, Op-ed written by SASN alumnus Matthew Rozsa

Glimmers Of Hope: A 2021 Poetry Preview, Part 1, January 11, NPR, MFA alumnus Cheswayo Mphanza featured

The FBI’s Racialized Priorities Endangered Our Democracy, January 10, Medium, Written by Rutgers Law School Prof. Sahar Aziz

Discover the most beautiful college town in your state and DC, January 10, MSN, Rutgers-Newark featured

Condemnations of Capitol Rioting (and Trump) Continue, January 8, Inside Higher Ed, RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor quoted

5 strategies for cultivating hope this year, The Conversation, January 8, Written by SASN Dean Jacqueline Mattis | Houston Chronicle | Vectors Journal | The Express

Yes, the Capitol is a ‘symbol of democracy.’ One with a really troubled history, January 7, Los Angeles Times, SASN Asst. Prof. Lyra Monteiro mentioned

Why Ghana Does Disputed Elections Better Than the United States, January 7,, Written by SASN alumnus Kehinde Togun

An imaginary pigeon therapist helps land Collingswood author major movie deal, January 7, New Jersey Herald, MFA alumnus Evan Roskos featured

Sources: Jersey City BOE Trustee Ali poised to be youngest school board president in history, January 5, Hudson County View, SASN alumnus Mussab Ali featured | TapInto | Part 1 | Part 2

‘Bridgerton’ Takes On Race. But Its Core Is Escapism. January 5, New York Times, Written by SASN Prof. Salamishah Tillet | WNYC

‘The Prophets’ reimagines the lives of enslaved people with the epic love story of two men, January 4, The Washington Post, Written by SASN Asst. Prof. Naomi Jackson

Velez named chief impact officer at Shatterproof, January 4, ROI-NJ, Rutgers Law School alumna Jennifer Velez featured

One in Three US Rivers Changed Colors Between 1984 and 2018, January 3, Truth Out, Written by SASN alumnus Matthew Rozsa