The Color of Discipline: Why are Black and Brown children treated more harshly in our public schools? What can we do to educate ourselves about differences in how discipline is administered, and what can we do to move justice forward?
Please join us for the monthly meeting of our Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege, this coming Monday, May 1st, at 7pm in the Princeton Public Library’s Community Room.
Two dozen students at The College of New Jersey held a sit-in next door to President R. Barbara Gitenstein’s office on Wednesday afternoon protesting the college’s disengagement from Trenton and pointing to two main issues: renaming Loser Hall and reconsidering closing the TCNJ Clinic.
A screening of the documentary that examines America’s prison problem and explores criminal justice reforms is followed by a discussion with author (“From the Block to the Boardroom”) and advocate Tracey D. Syphax. Community Room, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street.
Co-sponsored by the library, CENJC, the Petey Greene Program and the Urban Mental Health Alliance.
Workers in New Orleans began removing the first of four prominent Confederate monuments early Monday, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.
Princeton High School’s students of color were affected by the use of the N-word in the recently publicized Snapchat incident as well as by racial slurs and other demeaning tactics used to diminish their value as individuals. Some of these students will be speaking at the next Civil Rights Commission meeting. Please plan on joining us on Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room at Witherspoon Hall (the old Township Hall), 400 Witherspoon Street. N.B. Change of location in Witherspoon Hall.