2022 Annual Black Issues Legislative Conference

Thomas Edison State University 111 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

What does the "Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act" mean for New Jersey?  The legislative conference educates attendees on important state legislation and policy initiatives; provides attendees with opportunities to advocate for future positions and policy with legislators on issues that affect African Americans in the State of New Jersey.  Click here to register.

New Jersey Black Historic Sites and Crossroads

Grounds for Sculpture 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ, United States

Keynote Speaker: Ryan P. Haygood, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice Sessions: Historic cemeteries and their role in teaching us about the past Historic buildings and how they frame our communities' development over time Emerging monuments and how they are lifting up lesser-known stories A new documentary titled, "The Price of Silence: The Forgotten Story […]


Making Good Trouble: Voting Rights

Grounds for Sculpture 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ, United States

A program sponsored by The Sankofa Collaborative. The keynote speaker is Dr. Jonathan Holloway, president of Rutgers University and an eminent historian specializing in post-emancipation United States history with a focus on social and intellectual history. Dr. Holloway is the author of several books, most recently The Cause of Freedom: A Concise History of African Americans, published […]


Freedom Seeker, Colonizer and Enslaved: Immigration and Migration in NJ

Virtual Event

The New Jersey History Conference is an annual program that highlights the importance of studying and sharing state and local history and invites established and emerging scholars, educators, public historians, and a broad spectrum of social science and humanities researchers to present new research that facilitates greater public awareness of New Jersey history. The 2022 […]