Events, October, 2020

Check back during the month.  New events and information will be added as they are announced.

October 1 7:00 pm Building & Sustaining Racially-Progressive Schools

Not in Our Town Princeton organized panel discussion, inspired by the New York Times podcast series “Nice White Parents,” with education leaders and Princeton Public Schools administrators, teachers, parents, students and alumni.  Click here to register.

October 1, 8, and 15 7:00 – 9:00 pm What White People Can Do About Racism, Fundamentals Part 1 To learn more and to register, click here. Cost: $95. Center for the Study of White American Culture, Inc, (908) 245-4972, contact@euroamerican.org, http://www.euroamerican.org

October 2, 1:00 pm “The Hate U Give,” Princeton Senior Resource Center First Friday Film

Running time: 2 hours, 13 minutes, Registration required, no fee. Click here to register.
 
October 3 – November 22 Here it Began: 2020 Hindsight or Foresight; Indigenous History Conference
 
Sponsored by Bridgewater State University, Plymouth 400 and the Wampanoag Advisory Council, is free of charge and offers nine weekend sessions. All sessions are presented free of charge, but you must register in advance.  Click here for program details and to register.

October 4, 3:00 pm Fundraiser for Robeson House of Princeton: Conversation between Paul Krugman and Eduardo Porter

Click here to purchase tax-deductible $50.00 tickets. Email questions to info@thepaulrobesonhouseof princeton.org.

October 4 and18, November 1 and 15 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Roots Deeper Than Whiteness: building emotional strength & political clarity for collective liberation.

Online Course with White Awake. Facilitators: Eleanor Hancock and David Dean. Sliding scale $80 – $240 fee for course. No one turned away for lack of funds. Click here to register.

October 5 7:00 – 8:30 pm Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege: Voting and Systemic Racism in New Jersey’s Elections

Brandon McKoy, president and chief executive of New Jersey Policy Perspectives, will speak about elections and voting. Click here to register.

October 6 1:00 pm Racial Equity and Housing Justice during and after COVID-19

Ta-Nehisi Coates speaks at this National Low Income Housing Coalition program. Register for this live-stream event at: https://bit.ly/32yRqi6. Submit questions through the registration page or via social media using #RacialEquityandCOVID.

October 6 – December 1 7:00 – 8:30 pm Racial Literacy: Roots and Branches of Domination and Progress.

Princeton Adult School class (8 sessions) taught by Dr. Joy Barnes-Johnson.  $140.00 Class Details: Click Here

October 7 6:00 pm Combahee Experimental: Black Women’s Experimental Filmmaking – Filmmaking in Troubled Times

Speakers: Angela Davis, Julie Dash, Barbara McCullough, Simone Leigh.  Open To All. Click here to register.

October 7 7:00 pm Understanding the History of Racism in Princeton: An Exploration Through Archives

Repeat of September 30 Historical Society of Princeton and  the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society event. Click here to register.

October 7 7:00 pm The Struggle for Racial Justice and Voting

Second installment of Facing History Now: Conversations on Equity and Justice featuring Carol Anderson, the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University.  Click here to register.

October 8 – November 5 6:00 – 7:30 pm Race, Structural Discrimination and the Criminal Justice System

Princeton Adult School class (2 Sessions) taught by Connie Hassett-Walker. $45.00. Class Details: Click Here

October 10 3:00 – 5:00 pm Day of the Dead Workshop: Papel Picado & Paper Flowers

Princeton Arts Council.  Ages 10+. $30 ACP Members/$35 Non-Members.  Click here to register.

October 13 7:00 pm A Dialogue with Taylor “Todd” Marrow III

Professor Marrow will discuss his new edition of  America Awakened: The anti-lynching campaign of Ida B. Wells-Barnett and his life growing up in Princeton.  Required donation of $20.00 to the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society will fund the installation of historical plaques in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood..  To register, go to www.princetonwjhcs.org.

October 15 5:00 pm6:00 pm Stafford Little Lectures Isabel Wilkerson in conversation with Julian Zelizer

Free and open to the public. Click here to register.

October 15 6:00 – 7:00 pm Thinking Beyond Borders: Indigenous Experiences of Colonization

Discussion between Facing History and Ourselves and Dr. Karine Duhamel to explore decolonising frames of reference for Indigenous histories on land, identity, and governance. Participants will receive 1 CTLE hour. Please direct questions about the event to professional.learning@nyhistory.org. Click here to register.

October 17 1:30 – 4:00 pm Intersectionality of race, class, and gender

This workshop led by Dr. Nathalie Edmond will be a blend of small and large group discussions to help give people tools to be more anti-racist and intersectional in their everyday life. Cost $40-60.  Click here to register.  to find other anti-racism trainings by Dr. Edmond click here.

October 17 3:00 – 5:00 pm Day of the Dead Workshop: Nichos and Calaveras

Arts Council of Princeton. Ages 10+. Click here to register.

October 17 3:00 – 5:00 pm Story & Verse: A Storytelling & Poetic Open Mic

Held in collaboration with the African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County and the Central Jersey Story Slam, Story & Verse. Free and open to the public.

October 20 10:30 am David Ikard: The real story of Rosa Parks — and why we need to confront myths about black history.  Princeton Senior Resource Center Ted Talks

October 22 6:00 pm Combahee Experimental: Black Women’s Experimental Filmmaking – The Black Surreal

Speakers: Nuotama Bodoma, Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich, Tina Campt, Simone Leigh. Open To All. Click here to register.
October 22 6:30 pm Historical Fiction Book Group: Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Nickel Boys
Discussion with Alisha Gaines, PhD, Timothy Gannon Associate Professor of English at Florida State University. Co-sponsored by the Historical Society of Princeton and Princeton Public Library.  Click here to register.

October 24, 3:00 – 5:00 pm Day of the Dead Workshop: Sugar Skulls

Arts Council of Princeton. Ages 10+. $30 ACP Members/$35 Non-Members. Click here to register.

October 29 6:00 pm Combahee Experimental: Black Women’s Experimental Filmmaking – The Black Surreal

Speakers: Garrett Bradley, Rungano Nyoni, Tina Campt, Simone Leigh. Open To All. Click here to register.

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