Newark vs. Everybody: Stories of Exclusion, Confinement & Transformation

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Doors open: 5:30 PM
Program: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Main Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ

Rutgers University—Newark students taking the course Race, Ethnicity, Space and Place: Exclusion, Confinement and Transformation (RESPECT) with Dr. Melissa Valle in the Department of African American and African Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology were tasked with exploring the lives of Newark resident using three lenses: Exclusion, confinement and transformation. As part of this project, the students collected oral histories to document residents’ experiences as they relate to racial and ethnic inequalities in housing and neighborhood development in the City of Newark. On May 2 these students will present their final group projects to the public at the Newark Public Library. The presentations will include a narrative, photographs, maps, and oral histories

For more information, please contact Dr. Melissa Valle at
or Ingrid Betancourt at

Please click here to download the flyer: May 2 – RESPECT Newark Public Library Program 5.02.18