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RVCC Holocaust Institute Sets September Webinars on Global Racial Injustice
Learning from the Struggles of Racial Injustice: Both Here and Abroad
The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
at Raritan Valley Community College will present two online webinars in
The programs, which are free of charge and open
to the public, will run as Zoom webinars and include live discussions and
Speaking from Germany, Dr. Susan Neiman (left) will talk about her book, Learning
from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil, Thursday, September 10,
at 10 a.m. In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over
reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the
contested memories they evoke, Neiman’s Learning from the Germans delivers
an urgently needed perspective on how a country can come to terms with its
Addressing the group from South Africa on Thursday,
September 17, at 10 a.m., Antoinette Sithole (right) will share the difficulties
she faced growing up during apartheid, the impact of losing her brother, and
her current efforts to educate and inform people.
The series is being co-sponsored by The Jewish
Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon, & Warren Counties; The New Jersey
Commission on Holocaust Education; the Holocaust Education Center of the Shimon
and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center and 3GNJ.
by WalletHub.com and Niche.com
as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has
been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon
County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to
the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is
home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre
offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.