Black History Month Events, February 4–9, 2020

February 4, 2020, 3:45-5:00 PM, Trenton Free Public Library, 120 Academy St, Trenton. Black History Month: Famous Leaders Group Art Project, 3rd to 8th graders. Snacks will be provided.

February 4, 2020, 7:30 PM, Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University. The Toni Morrison Conversations. Anna Deavere Smith and Marlon James in conversation about the late author’s art and life.

February 6, 2020, 5:15 PM, Ujima Village Christian Church, Ewing. New Jersey Historical Commission Listening Session in Preparation for Observance of the 250th Anniversary of the United States in 2026. The African American community is invited to express their thoughts and needs related to our state’s observance of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States in 2026.

February 6, 2020, 6:00 PM, Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St, Princeton. Black History Month Concert, Trenton Children’s Chorus.  An evening celebrating African-American heritage and culture featuring Trenton Children’s Chorus and the renowned Westminster Jubilee Singers.

February 7, 2020, 1:00 PM, Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton St. (Suzanne Patterson Building), Princeton. Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, movie screening.

February 7, 2020, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, Ellarslie Museum, Cadwalader Park, Trenton. City of Trenton, Black History Month Celebration: Jazz Poetry Art. Contact: 609-989-3369

February 7, 2020, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, Princeton High School, Performing Arts Center, 16 Walnut Ln, Princeton. TRUE JUSTICE, Screening & Panel Discussion . BLM@ School Week Culminating Event. Members of the Princeton Public Schools Community invite you to participate in POTLUCK DINNER & A MOVIE. Potluck Dinner begins at 6:00, Screening begins at 6:30, Panel discussion begins at 7:30. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/TJ2020PHS.

February 9, 2020, 9:30 AM, Nassau Presbyterian Church 61, Assembly Room, Nassau St, Princeton. Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration. Why do so many of our criminal justice policies fail to make us safer? What are the political dynamics that produce such ill-advised policies? Rachel Barkow, Vice Dean and Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy at NYU School of Law, will suggest three targets of institutional change.

 

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