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November 2019

Activists Pressing for Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, NJ Spotlight, November 18, RU-N Dreamer Esder Chong featured

Researchers trying to locate Chinese immigrant remains in NJ church basement, November 14, RU-N Geological Sciences featured, WABC | News 12 New Jersey | WNBC | Fox NY | NJ 101.5 | My9 News | TapInto

Marine offering free boxing lessons to inner-city residents, Fox Business, November 12, SASN Alumnus Michael Steadman featured

2 More Newark High Schools Get Career 'Academies', Crucial To District Improvement Plan, Newark Patch, November 12, Rutgers Law School featured

Warren's days at Rutgers and Penn, The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 12, featuring Rutgers Law School Alumna Elizabeth Warren

N.J. colleges that serve minority students could lose federal funding,, November 10, RU-N Chancellor Nancy Cantor quoted

Seeking gun violence solutions outside world of criminal justice, NJTV, November 7, Rutgers University Center on Gun Violence Research Symposium featured

UnGala: A Celebration of Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Jersey Bites, November 5, CUEED at Rutgers Business School featured

October 2019

Coverage of Humanities Action Lab's Climates of Inequality Launch, October-November

NJ is 5th-most-segregated state in US for black children. A lawsuit could mean big changes, October 30, Daily Record, Rutgers Law School Prof. Elise Boddie quoted

Review: What happened when Paul Theroux bought an old Buick and set out across Mexico, October 25, Los Angeles Times, Written by MFA Prof. Rigoberto González

Jazz Historian Dan Morgenstern Honored on 90th Birthday with Creation of Rutgers Fellowships,, October 23, featuring IJS Executive Director Emeritus Dan Morganstern

GlassRoots Honors Newarker Erin Sweeney, TapInto Newark, October 21, Rutgers Law School Student Erin Sweeney featured

Chile is the latest Latin American country to erupt in violent protest. Here’s why. Washington Post, October 21, Rutgers Law School Prof. Jorge Contesse quoted

Forget New York. For writer Saeed Jones, Columbus, Ohio, is the place to be a literary star. Washington Post, October 22, MFA Alumnus Saeed Jones featured

New Exhibit on Climate Inequality, Fios1 News, October 2019, Profile on Humanities Action Lab project

In Newark, Cultures Clash Over Whose Day is Columbus Day, October 16,, SASN Prof. Salamishah Tillet quoted

Lower East Side museum celebrates its black history roots, New York Daily News, October 16, Research of SASN Ph.D. Candidate Lauren O'Brien featured

No country for quilombolas,, October 12, SASN Prof. Sean Mitchell quoted

The real constitutional crisis,, October 9, Op-Ed by Rutgers Law School Prof. John Farmer, Jr.

The Power and Hurt of Growing Up Black and Gay, The New York Times, October 8, featuring SASN Alumnus Saeed Jones | NPR Review

NJ looks to boost - even mandate - parent involvement in schools, NJ101.5, October 8, Abbott Leadership Institute Executive Director Kaleena Berryman quoted

Black Women Are Leading the Charge in the Fight for Clean Water in Newark,, October 7, Written by RU-N GSN student Naomi Extra

Fights over statues aren’t just in the South. N.J. town doesn’t know what to do with war monument,, October 6, feature on New Arts Justice initiative (Also featured in TapInto)

September 2019

Working on the supply-chain gang, NJ Biz, September 30, featuring Rutgers Business School-Newark

1 single good encounter with a cop engenders a lot of trust, study finds,, September 29, Op-Ed by SCJ Prof. Michael Sierra-Arévalo

Rutgers Law Prof. Sahar Aziz speaks to BBC World about the implications of the protests in Egypt, September 24

15 great new books by Latinos for Hispanic Heritage Month, NBC News, September 20, Written by SASN Prof. Rigoberto González

‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Amara La Negra On Why The Latinx Community Must Address Colorism, Huffington Post, September 16, SASN Prof. Melissa Valle quoted

Court Recognizes Reputational Harm to Muslims on Terrorist Watchlist,, September 16, Op-Ed by Rutgers Law Prof. Sahar Aziz

Crystal Bridges Museum Acquires Works by Kehinde Wiley, Jordan Casteel, and More,, September 12, ACM Asst. Prof. Jordan Casteel featured

Newark conference raises awareness about AI algorithmic bias, NJTV, September 11

It’s Tough Being a Young Skyscraper in New York, New York Times, September 9, SASN Economics Prof. Jason Barr quoted

Rutgers-Newark Program Recruits Bilingual Students for Language Services to Help Immigrants,, September 4

Muslim refugee teen previously blocked from US arrives on Harvard campus, RNS, September 3, Rutgers Law Prof. Sahar Aziz quoted