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Newswise: Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers–New Brunswick’s Department of American Studies on Thursday, Feb. 20, will host the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., the last living witness to the abduction of Emmett Till, for a discussion on Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.

Channels: All Journal News, Civil Liberties, Education, History, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
17-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Political scientist releases definitive research on the first century of women voters

Political scientist releases definitive research on the first century of women voters

University of Notre Dame

In new research fittingly published in the year marking the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.S., two political scientists trace the evolution of women’s voting behavior, turnout and candidate choice.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Gender Issues, Women in Business,

Released:
30-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST
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CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination?

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy will host the CROWN Conference: Can Public Policy End Hair Discrimination to discuss a New Jersey bill known as the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Naturals). The bill would protect people’s right to wear natural hairstyles, such as Afros, braids, twists or and locs, which are often worn by African-Americans.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Stepping Up and Standing Out

American University

Women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016, according to a new online survey released by Gender on the Ballot, a partnership between the Women & Politics Institute at American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law, Race and Ethnicity, Women in Business, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
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A Rutgers Expert’s Guide to Understanding 2020’s Campaign Polls

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Four years after the presidential election surprised nearly everyone who followed public opinion polls, it is critical for 2020 voters to have a better understanding of how polling works and what they should look for as the election cycle heats up and the barrage of polls increase.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 7:00 AM EST
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