MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race, a non-profit that works on “building a unique, suburban community free of racial segregation,” will host a virtual event for its 25-year anniversary Tuesday, including a virtual appearance by Maplewood native SZA.

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SZA will appear with her mother, Coalition Program Director Audrey Rowe. There will also be a panel discussion will explore the two towns’ ups and downs over the past quarter-century, measures to advance equity and stop resegregation in the future, and a roadmap for other American communities with similar goals.AAPL

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“The Pursuit of Racial Equity & Integration: A 25-Year Journey in Maplewood and South Orange, New Jersey” will be held Tuesday, March 29, from 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

The event will also include remarks from Hon. Tahesha Way, who has served as New Jersey’s secretary of state since 2018, and the panel discus