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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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The Importance of Voting

Today is All Hallows Eve, or Halloween, as we normally call it.  It is a supposedly scary time, when ghosts and goblins run amuck, horror …

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Another Senseless Shooting - CRSJ.org

Another Senseless Shooting

Like many communities around this country, the citizens of Raleigh probably never imagined a seemingly random shooting of innocent civilians would occur in our community, but sadly, it has.

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What to the Slave is the 4th of July? - CRSJ

What to the Slave is the 4th of July?

On this Fourth of July holiday, I thought it fitting to reprint a portion of this notable and timely speech by one of this nation’s greatest Civil Rights champions, Frederick Douglass. Read and contemplate, how much has changed and how little has changed. – Dr. Erin H. Moore

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Whitney Osideko: And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Natasha Parker: The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Juneteenth – In Honor of our Ancestors

What does freedom really mean in a country that will do anything to ensure that some never experience it?

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Mikeal Barnes ll: White Rage by Carol Anderson

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Aydia Cobb: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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Zaid Steele: Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

On February 2, 2022, Dean Valerie Ann Johnson of the School of Arts, Sciences, and Humanities at Shaw University held a “We Won’t Be Banned” …

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