New law: P.L.2020, c.153 Allocates Amistad Commission in but not of DOE; requires commission to elect chairperson and appoint executive director; requires public schools to include instruction on accomplishments and contributions of African Americans to American society.

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Legislation amending state law guiding the New Jersey Amistad Commission was signed into law by the Governor this week.   The Amistad Commission is a 23-member panel named in honor of the enslaved Africans […]