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Category: Awards


Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Award-winning teacher Emily E. Smith describes the lesson one of her students taught her that changed how she teaches.  “[M]y children knew about white privilege before I did. The closest I could ever come was empathy. My curriculum from then…

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Documenting Ferguson

Washington University Library’s Documenting Ferguson was a winner of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s 2015  Innovation Award.  The website states its purpose: “Documenting Ferguson is a digital repository that seeks to preserve and make accessible community- and media-generated, original content…

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Nobel Nominee Speaks at Unity Awards

UNITY AWARDS: Nobel Peace Prize nominee Victor Ochen (right) congratulates (from left) Unity Award winners Kimberly Rojas and Harvi Shergill, eighth graders at John Witherspoon Middle School, and Tatianna Sims, a graduating senior from Princeton High. (Photo by Roland Glover)….

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Unity Awards 2015

At the Unity Awards Reception on May 17, a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize spoke and three Princeton students were honored for being role models in their efforts to promote respect for diversity and to advance the cause of race relations. Victor…

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Princeton High School senior is this year’s winner of Princeton University’s Prize in Race Relations

Tatianna Sims’ documentary about the hurdles minorities face daily earned her this year’s Princeton University’s Prize in Race Relations.

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