Events — before October ends, as November begins


Heads up: Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversations will take place after the election, on Monday, November 9 at 7 pm with a special program featuring singer/song writer/story teller Reggie Harris. Click here to register.

Now – November 15

On the Forefront: Trenton’s Junior 1, 1916, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie
Cadwalader Park, Trenton, (609) 989-1191 |

Junior Number 1 was one of the first junior high schools to be built in the east and became a model for other districts to see.

October 28 7:00 pm Raising children without prejudice

Sira Williams, Red Bank Public Library Children’s Librarian and parent, and Anne Kelterborn, teacher and parent, will lead the conversation.  Click here to register by 5 pm and the Zoom link will be emailed to you.

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.
October 29 7:00 pm The Case for Reparations to Descendants of Enslaved People
Presentation by Caroline Clarke, local attorney and activist, hosted by the Racial Justice Task Force of the Princeton Unitarian Universalist Congregation.  To register click here.
October 29 8:00-9:00 pm Conversations on Equity & Justice – Whose Vote Counts
Jelani Cobb, June Cross, and Tom Jennings discuss access to voting.  Click here to register and/or create an account with Facing History and Ourselves.
Looking ahead

November 1 noon Gilder Lehrman Institute Book Breaks

Lonnie Bunch, III, Secretary of the Smithsonian, discusses his book A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump, and the founding of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.  RSVP here.

November 4, 11, 18 Raising Anti-racist White Children

Online workshop for parents and educators offering information and guidance on how to prepare white children in our increasingly multiracial society. Cost $95.00.  Click here to register.

November 5 7:00 pm Sourland Mountain and American Indians: A Hidden Story with Ian Burrow

Local archaeologist and historian Ian Burrow will talk about Indigenous people on and around the Mountain on Zoom. Sourland Conservancy. RSVP is required in advance. For tickets visit

November 7 3:00 – 4:00 pm Indigenous Peoples: History and Current Issues for the Nanticoke-Lenape

Discussion by Rev. Dr. John R. Norwood of the the Nanticoke-Lenape Tribe. Click here to register to Zoom

November 9 7:00 – 8:30 pm Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege: Lift Every Voice: A Performance with Reggie Harris

Singer-songwriter, storyteller and cultural ambassador Reggie Harris performs as part of the Lift Every Voice: 250 Years of Struggle and Song project. Click here to register for this Zoom event.

November 12, 7:00 pm

Eddie Glaude, Hilton Als, and Imani Perry discuss James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street. Click here to register.

November 16, noon – 1:00 pm Exposing Caste Discrimination in the United States

Phillip Martin and Dr. Suraj Yengde for a discussion on how caste discrimination has followed Indian, Nepalese, and other South Asian immigrants as they settle in the United States. Click here to register for this Zoom webinar.

November 16 and 17 11:00 am – 5:00 pm  Virtual,Two-Day Fall Institute on Race

Led by Beyond Diversity instructors. To register for the Institute and learn more about Beyond Diversity, click here. Tuition: $100.

November 18 11:30 am Racism & Reconstruction in New Jersey

During Chhange’s November Virtual Lunch & Learn, Racism & Reconstruction in New Jersey, Dr. Walter D. Greason of Monmouth University  will discuss the waves of political reconstruction that have shaped New Jersey’s race relations and the future of racism and equality in our state.  Click here to register.  If you are unable to register online, please email or call Nicole Rizzuto, Program Manager, at 862-202-6846.

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