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    Join Free Press and WNYC in Newark on Jan. 28

    What does the Trump presidency mean for people of color in Newark?

    Join Free Press and WNYC for a community event exploring this topic — and discuss how Newarkers can help set a new racial-equity agenda.

    Share your story of hope, struggle and resiliency. Listen to your neighbors. Meet elected officials. Explore solutions.

    What: Dear President: What You Need to Know About Race
    When: Sat., Jan. 28, from 2:30–4 p.m. (doors open at 2 p.m.; light refreshments will be served)
    Where: Newark Public Library, Centennial Hall, 5 Washington St., Newark

    This event is free and open to the public.

    RSVP today to join Free Press and WNYC in Newark on Jan. 28.

    We'll have conversations about the American dream at large and in Newark, reflect on gender and race activism during the Women's March in D.C. and discuss tokenism and identity politics.

    We'll be joined by:

        Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey
        Rep. Donald Payne Jr., D-NJ, 10th District
        A'Dorian Murray-Thomas, founder, She Wins Inc.
        Brittney Cooper, Black feminist theorist and Rutgers University professor
        Jasmine Wahi, co-owner/director, Gateway Project Spaces
        Paula Neves, Luso-American Ironbound poet

    This event is a collaboration between Free Press’ News Voices: New Jersey project and WNYC’s “Dear President: What You Need to Know About Race” series.

    Learn more about News Voices: New Jersey here.