The Newark Times’ Tehsuan Glover Reports

On Thursday, November 14, at 2 PMthe New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and its partners (Rutgers Inclusion ProjectNew Jersey Black Issues ConventionNAACP New Jersey State ConferenceSalvation and Social JusticeAssociation of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey; and Fair Share Housing Center) will join legislators at the State House in Trenton for the introduction of legislation to create a Reparative Justice Task Force in New Jersey.

The Task Force will focus on repairing structural racism in New Jersey that can be traced back to slavery in the state and around the country, and recommend targeted policies and investments in Black communities that will address the lasting damage of America’s – and New Jersey’s – original sin.