Black History, Princeton History

As a part of the New York Times’ observance of Black History Month, some archival articles of that newspaper are being made available.

One article from 1964 might be of particular interest to Princeton residents, as it talks specifically about the integration of Princeton’s schools, and the ways in which it quickly became apparent that this would not be enough to support true equality and freedom.

“We had hoped that integrated education would be better education and that better education would give us a better chance in the white world. But we found that wasn’t so.”

Read the full article here.

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