Video of the Camden School Board Election Candidates Forum (10/8)

Let’s keep it simple. Here’s the video from last night’s forum:  Camden We Choose presents Round 1-Camden School District Candidates Forum Join us.#wechoose#yourvoice#yourvoteStephen DanleyPosted by Ronsha Dickerson on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 A few thoughts on how we do election coverage here at the Local Knowledge Blog, since we’re edging towards election SZN.  I’ll be … Continue reading Video of the Camden School Board Election Candidates Forum (10/8)

It’s Election Season (Event tonight, Oct. 8th)

Here we are. It’s election season!  I know a lot of the big ticket races here in NJ are in an off cycle. No presidential race. No governor’s race. Not even a Senate race. And the assembly races we do have (the whole assembly is up for reelection!) largely aren’t facing serious, professional and funded … Continue reading It’s Election Season (Event tonight, Oct. 8th)

Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation (Rutgers Conference)

Last week we talked a bit about where these critiques about slavery and segregation take us. That conversation is continuing on our campus this Friday at a conference titled: “Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation”. Please join us! One of the reasons I’m so excited about this conference is because I’ve been thinking (and reading, and … Continue reading Dismantling the Architecture of Segregation (Rutgers Conference)

Slavery, Segregation (and where these critiques take us)

I caught the Nikole Hannah-Jones talk at Penn last week — and man. It got me thinking about so many things. I live-tweeted the event, so you can check out that thread:  .@nhannahjones “the issue of segregation in schools is not abstract. There are real children in real schools waiting.” This talk is going to … Continue reading Slavery, Segregation (and where these critiques take us)

Meek Mill and ATVs in Philly

Over the summer, there were a few weeks when ATVs and dirt bikes were issue #1 in Camden. There was state legislation to give the police more leeway in enforcing (and impounding) ATVs. At the time, I argued that we wanted an approach that brought the process closer to its community, rather than making it more … Continue reading Meek Mill and ATVs in Philly