Events, November, 2020

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.

November 4 7:00 pm Claudia Rankine Reading and Lecture Just Us: An American Conversation.

A reading and lecture based on her new book, Just Us: An American Conversation, a series of essays that mix text and visuals, in which Rankine questions what it means to interrogate white privilege, liberal politics, white male aggression and much more. Click here to register.

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 noon Debt, Race, and Health: Medical Deportations and Narratives of the Burdensome Migrant

Lisa Sun-Hee Park(link is external) (University of California, Santa Barbara) will present a GSS Work-in-Progress talk. Click here to register.

November 5 5:00 pm Race to the Future? Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology & Society

Ruha Benjamin explores a range of discriminatory designs that encode inequity — what she terms the “New Jim Code.” Click here to register.

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 7 2:00 – 4:00 pm Day of the Dead Workshop

Celebrate el Día de los Muertos with the Arts Council of Princeton for socially-distanced, outdoor workshops to learn about the traditional folk arts associated with this culturally rich holiday. ACP Member: $30 per pair + $10 per additional child; Non-Member: $35 per pair + $10 per additional child. Click here to register.

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 10 8:00 – 9:00 pm Selections from Emmett Till

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra joins forces with Newark-based opera company Trilogy for a special video presentation of selections from Michael Raphael’s Emmett Till oratorio.  Hosted by Trilogy Artistic Director Kevin Maynor.  Click here to register.

November 11 8:30 pm Lights, cameras, representation! Raising racially just kids in today’s media environment.

Conversation about how movies and television shape children’s ideas about race and ethnicity.

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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