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Enobong (Anna) Branch and Nyeema C. Watson share their insights on this moment of racial reckoning and reflect on parallels to the past

Screenshot of Enobong (Anna) Branch and Nyeema Watson soeaking to each other over a zoom call

Black History Month is nearing a close, but the effort to build a more inclusive community at Rutgers is just getting started. This month Rutgers Today spoke with two women who are leading that charge: Enobong (Anna) Branch, senior vice president for equity at Rutgers University, and Nyeema C. Watson, vice chancellor of diversity, inclusion, and civic engagement at Rutgers University-Camden. 

In a recent conversation on Zoom, our equity experts addressed issues that have come to the fore during this moment of racial reckoning, weighed in on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and shared their insights on the best path forward to achieve social justice for all. Here is what they had to say.

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