May Day News Roundup & Open Thread for Monday, May 1, 2017

THAT’S OK, CHRIS. THE VOTERS OF NEW JERSEY HAVE PLENTY OF REGRETS FOR YA

UN DIA SIN INMIGRANTES

Princeton High School students Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi wrote a textbook about race, now in use in 22 states. The goal: “to show that, hey, actual people are going through this, your neighbors, your friends, your teachers. And build that platform of proof but also of empathy.”

OUR MONEY

Star-Ledger editorial: Forget decriminalization. Time to legalize weed.

2017

The Atlantic City man who gained international fame as a community peacemaker when he broke up a street fight that went viral on video is back – rapping a message for people who are “socioeconomically deprived to not give up.”

JUST GOOD READING

Hindenburg at 80: This story, as the 80th anniversary approaches, of the disastrous one-way Zeppelin ride from Nazi Germany to New Jersey, is fascinating

A Courier Post writer and refugee from the Philly Inquirer on her path to a Zen outlook on journalism and the ‘small daily miracle’ of getting a paper out with smaller and smaller staff.

 

 

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