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July 2020

What We Learned in 100 Days of Life Interrupted, July 6, New York Times, Newest Americans project featured

These demonstrators don’t want to celebrate July 4 because ‘Black people are still not free today’, July 4, NJ.com,  Rutgers Law School student Candice Iheme quoted

Nearly Five Years After Hamilton's Debut, Historians Still Debate its Historical Accuracy, July 3, Esquire, SASN Prof. Lyra D. Monteiro quoted

Racial Healing, July 2, Inside Higher Ed, TRHT at RU-N featured

It’s official: State Returns Newark Schools to Local Control, Following Two-Year Transition, July 2, NJ Spotlight, SASN Prof. Domingo Morel quoted

House members reluctant to respond to survey about intern diversity, July 1, RollCall.com, SASN Asst. Prof. James Jones research featured | Teen Vogue

June 2020

All Black Lives Matter street murals, June 27, New Arts Justice based at Express Newark and RU-N graphic design students mentioned, NJ.com | TapInto Newark | Newark Patch

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Committee for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation's Listening Tour Focuses on Police-Community Relations, June 26, TapInto Scotch Plains/Fanwood, TRHT at RU-N highlighted

As Anti-Racism Protests Sweep the Nation, Italians Stand Their Ground on Columbus Issue, June 26, Jersey Digs, SASN Prof. Mary Rizzo quoted

The Rutgers Law School Faculty Response To The George Floyd Killing Is What We Need To See More Of, June 25, Abovethelaw.com, Rutgers Law School featured

A Transgender Woman Will Lead a Women’s- and Gender-Studies Program. Here’s Why That’s Remarkable, June 24, The Chronicle of Higher Education, SASN Women and Gender Studies Director Catherine Fitzpatrick featured

It’s Time to End Racism in the Fashion Industry. But How?, June 24, New York Times, Co-written by SASN Prof. Salamishah Tillet

Opposing voting by mail is voter suppression, June 22, NJ.com, Op-ed written by Rutgers Law School Prof. Penny Venetis

Cast Against the Pain of George Floyd's Death, Newark Celebrates Juneteenth as a Call to Action, June 20, TapInto Newark, Abbott Leadership Institute Founding Director Junius Williams and SASN Prof. Melissa L. Cooper mentioned

Black and Latino Angel Fund Backed by Rutgers Ready to Hear Entrepreneurs' Pitches, June 19, NJ Tech Weekly, RBS Prof. Lyneir Richardson featured

I hadn't talked to my homphobic dad in years. The pandemic reunited us, June 19, Washington Post, Written by SASN alumnus Clay Cane

Supreme Court Allows DACA to Stand, June, RU-N alumna Esder Chong featured in NJ Star-Ledger | Time | Inside Higher Ed

Black girls and women are often left out of the social justice movement. These 2 sisters have been fighting to change that. June 19, Chicago Tribune, SASN Prof. Salamishah Tillet featured

Newark's Graduating Seniors Share How They’re Celebrating Their Accomplishments, June 18, TapInto Newark, RU-N incoming freshman Devon Corry featured

Why Some People, Including Election Officials, Worry About New Jersey’s July 7 Vote-by-Mail Primary, June 17, NJTV, Rutgers Law School Prof. Ronald Chen interviewed

Jersey City BOE’s youngest trustee will study at Harvard Law School in the fall, June 17, NJ.com, SASN & HLLC alumnus Mussab Ali featured

Being convicted of a crime has thousands of consequences besides incarceration – and some last a lifetime, June 15, The Conversation, Written by SPAA Doctoral Candidate Cynthia Golembeski

City Club of Eugene: Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis, June 15, NPR (KLCC Oregon,) RU-N Prof. Paul Boxer interviewed

Reparations are good for everyone, June 14, NJ.com, Op-ed Written by third year Rutgers Law student Emahunn Raheem Ali Campbell, Ph.D.

I Wish I’d Had ‘Ramy’ When I Was a Kid, June 9, New York Times, Former SASN student Ramy Youssef featured

Talking to Children About Racism, June 5, Psychology Today, SASN Prof. Vanessa LoBue

Whose Grief? Our Grief, June 5, GQ Magazine, Written by SASN Alumnus Saeed Jones

The America My Son Deserves, Kehinde Togun, New York Daily News, June 4, Written by SASN Alumnus Kehinde Togun

Pandemics, policing and the curse of localism, June 3, New York Daily News, Co-written by SASN Prof. Robert Snyder 

How a City Once Consumed by Civil Unrest Has Kept Protests Peaceful, June 1, New York Times, Abbott Leadership Institute Founder Junius Williams quoted