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Lacey P. Hunter


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Lacey Hunter is a professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University-Newark where she teaches courses on the history, cultures, and experiences of African descended people throughout the Americas as well

Christina R. Strasburger


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Christina Strasburger is an administrative and academic professional with over two decades of experience. As Department Administrator for History and Africana Studies at Rutgers University-Newark, she provides a range of

Naomi Extra


Naomi Extra is a poet, writer, and scholar. She received her PhD in American Studies from Rutgers University, Newark. In both her creative and scholarly work, she explores the themes

LaChan V. Hannon


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LaChan V. Hannonis the Director of Teacher Preparation & Innovation and an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Urban Education at Rutgers University-Newark. LaChan received her Ph.D.

Kristyn Scorsone


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Kristyn Scorsone (they/them) is a PhD candidate in the American Studies program at Rutgers University-Newark and longtime member of the Queer Newark Oral History Project. Their forthcoming dissertation, A Way

Lauren Shallish


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Lauren Shallish is an Associate Professor of Critical Disability Studies in Education in the Department of Urban Education.  She has worked in higher education and K-12 urban schools.  Her research

Rosie Jayde Uyola


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ROSIE JAYDE UYOLA is a K-12 teacher, independent scholar, documentary filmmaker, and researcher of memory, commemoration, colonialism/imperialism, and Black Life and Culture. Rosie’s publications include “Memory and the Long Civil