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The CRSJ Statement on Moore v Harper

The Center for Racial and Social Justice Statement on Moore v. Harper 

One of the hallmarks of American democracy is the ability of average citizens to determine the course of power through our elected democracy. Who has power, how it is used, and who benefits from that power.

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It’s Not Over

As American citizens, we can’t just leave it up to the politicians we elect to solve our problems.  They are important and vital pieces of the puzzle, and they can help determine the direction of our country moving forward.  But they are not the only ones who hold power.

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Thanksgiving & Social Justice - CRSJ

Thanksgiving and Social Justice

We all know the story of the original Thanksgiving – how European colonizers were on the brink of starving until Native Americans provided them with enough food to make it through the winter and eventually taught them how to farm native crops until they could feed themselves.

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A More Just and Equitable Society

About the Center for Racial and Social Justice

Drawing on the historical and spiritual foundation that established Shaw University, the purpose of the Center for Racial and Social Justice is to further the development of a more just and equitable society.

We will accomplish this through a variety of actions that may include but is not limited to: engaging in and producing scholarly research that may be used to inform the policies and actions of various public and private entities; hosting multiple types of convenings; disseminating our findings through diverse media sources and outlets; and generating as appropriate to the Center policy recommendations, curricula, academic and professional publications.

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