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Glasker Earns Visionary Leader Award from the Camden County East Chapter of the NAACP

Glasker Earns Visionary Leader Award from the Camden County East Chapter of the NAACP

Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, was honored with a Visionary Leader Award from the Camden County East chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the chapter’s Freedom Fund Awards ceremony held on April 20. The award was accompanied by a joint legislative commendation from New […]

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Announcing the Committee on Public Art and History: Representing Equity, Diversity, and Racial Justice on the Grounds of Rutgers-Camden

Sent Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Dear Rutgers University–Camden Students, Faculty, and Staff: The long-overdue racial reckoning that the United States is currently facing has taken multiple forms, among them challenges to the memorialization of a range of historical figures and events. In recent months, our nation has begun to re-evaluate, through contemporary and social-justice lenses, […]

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Research Center Hosts Week of Free, Public Events Exploring History of Cooper Street

Research Center Hosts Week of Free, Public Events Exploring History of Cooper Street

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University–Camden, in conjunction with community partners, will celebrate the past, present, and future of historic Cooper Street in Camden with a week of free, public events.

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NJ.com: Monday, May 16

“N.J. WOMAN PLAYED KEY ROLE IN LANDMARK DESEGREGATION RULING” Dr. Wayne Glasker (associate professor, FASC-history) discussed issues related to the history of civil rights during an interview that appeared in a Rutgers Today story on this regional news hub.

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Beacons of Light: Symposium Commemorates Vital Turning Point in Campus History

Beacons of Light: Symposium Commemorates Vital Turning Point in Campus History

By Tom McLaughlin When Roy Jones CCAS ’70 enrolled at Rutgers University–Camden in the late 1960s, he looked around and was discouraged by what he saw. There were very few African American students like him on campus, he thought, while other ethnic minorities were even less represented, in stark contrast to the demographics of the […]

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