Kitsi Watterson, Author of “I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton” May 18, 2017

WattersonOn May 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Princeton Public Library, Kitsi Watterson, award winning author, reads from her recent book “I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton,” which includes vivid first-person accounts of more than 50 black residents of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood. She’ll talk about how the roots of Princeton’s black community are as deeply intertwined with the university as they are with the history of the United States, the legacies of slavery, Jim Crow racism, and the nation’s current conversation on race. This program is part of the Witherspoon-Jackson Neighborhood Stories Project in collaboration with the Arts Council of Princeton and the Historical Society of Princeton. Community Room.  Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities

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